GEORGIA: Griffin v. Talmadge

Anxious to become a world seaport, Bainbridge, Ga. (pop. 7,562) enjoys two advantages: 1) it straddles the Flint River, 105 miles from the Gulf of Mexico; 2) it is the home town of Georgia's frog-voiced Governor S. (for Samuel) Marvin Griffin. Last week a state senate investigating committee complained that Bainbridge's home-town boy has been doing too much in trying to overcome nature's oversights. The Griffin administration has spent half a million dollars for a 400-ft. pier, a transit shed and sulphur unloading facilities. And along with brother Cheney Griffin (Bainbridge's...

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