GEORGIA: Pick the Winning Side

All day long the three phones rang in a seventh-floor room of Atlanta's Henry Grady Hotel. A pudgy little man answered, shifting a black cigar into a corner of his mouth. "How're you, Jim?" he said. "We all right in your county? You gonna get them out to the polls? Fine. Well, if you need anything give me a ring and reverse the charges." Roy Harris, the man who makes Georgia governors, was busy electing Governor Herman Talmadge to a second term.

Tireless, stubby Roy Harris held no elective office at the moment, but any day the legislature was in...

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