Quotation by Jimmy Carter

They were more than hostile. In the first place, I was a south Georgian and I was looked upon as a fiscal conservative, and the Atlanta newspapers quite erroneously, because they didn't know anything about me or my background here in Plains, decided that I was also a racial conservative.
Jimmy Carter (James Earl Carter, Jr.) (b. 1924), U.S. president. Georgia Governors in an Age of Change, p. 253, eds. Harry P. Henderson and Gary L. Roberts; Athens: University of Georgia Press (1988).

Commenting on the role of the Atlanta newspapers in his 1970 campaign for governor of Georgia.
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