Ivan Allen, Jr. Documentary Premiere on PBS

Event Details
  • Date/Time:
    • Monday June 8, 2015
      10:00 pm - 11:30 pm
  • Location: Georgia Public Broadcasting
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    N/A
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Contact
Rebecca Keane
rebecca.keane@iac.gatech.edu
404-894-1720
Summaries

Summary Sentence: Ivan Allen, Jr. – A Different Road focuses on the eight years that Allen served as Atlanta’s mayor, ’62 -’70 – a critical juncture for the city.

Full Summary: Ivan Allen, Jr. – A Different Road focuses on the eight years that Allen served as Atlanta’s mayor, ’62 -’70 – a critical juncture for the city. Mayor Allen gained national notoriety when he was the only elected leader from the South to testify in Congress in favor of civil rights legislation in ’63. Although that cost him some of his closest friends, Allen help set the tone that Atlanta was different than the rest of the segregated South.

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Ivan Allen, Jr. – A Different Road focuses on the eight years that Allen served as Atlanta’s mayor, ’62 -’70 – a critical juncture for the city. Mayor Allen gained national notoriety when he was the only elected leader from the South to testify in Congress in favor of civil rights legislation in ’63. Although that cost him some of his closest friends, Allen help set the tone that Atlanta was different than the rest of the segregated South.

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Additional Information

In Campus Calendar
Yes
Groups

Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts, School of Economics, School of Literature, Media, and Communication, School of Modern Languages, Sam Nunn School of International Affairs, School of History and Sociology, School of Public Policy

Invited Audience
Undergraduate students, Faculty/Staff, Public, Graduate students
Categories
Arts and Performance
Keywords
documentary, Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts, Ivan Allen Jr.
Status
  • Created By: Rachel Miles
  • Workflow Status: Published
  • Created On: Jun 4, 2015 - 10:01am
  • Last Updated: Apr 13, 2017 - 5:19pm