The Wild Man from Sugar Creek: The Political Career of Eugene Talmadge

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LSU Press, 1975 - Biography & Autobiography - 304 pages
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This is ane excellent study of Eugene Talmadge's life and political career. Though I followed his time in the 1940's I had forgotten some of the detail and so the book was of great interest. For ... Read full review

Contents

How and Where It All Began
1
Shes a Real Skinner
11
The Nigger Who Came to Town
16
Papa We Have Beat Them to Death
32
Yeah Its True I Stole but I Stole for You
50
The Wild Man from Sugar Creek
62
I Love a Fight
82
Country Folks Dont Believe in Germs
98
Runnin for President Aint Like Runnin for Sheriff
124
Treasurer Talmadge
141
Gene and Junior
153
Sold Out
168
Im a Minor Dictator
185
One Hell of an Incident
195
The Negros Place Is at the Back Door
205
The Negros Second Emancipation
215

Roosevelt and Talmadge
105
Roosevelt or Talmadge
114
It Aint Nothin but a Little Ole Bleedin Vein
234
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About the author (1975)

William Anderson is a native of Athens, Georgia. He studied at the University of Georgia, receiving an M.A. degree in journalism in 1969. He is president of an advertising agency in Atlanta.

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