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| 02:00 pm - 03:00 pm | Online

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Election 1980: The Elephant in the Room explores a historic “change election.” From the race for the White House between President Jimmy Carter and Governor Ronald Reagan and the showdown between Herman Talmadge and Mack Mattingly for a seat in the U.S. Senate, this exhibit invites visitors to relive two of that year’s most exciting campaigns and reexamine the issues confronting the candidates—veterans and newcomers, alike. Long-term social, economic, and demographic trends combined with urgent and ongoing national and international crises to determine the future direction of the nation and the fate of two Georgia's most famous --and infamous--politicians.

Join the Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies with a virtual tour of the exhibit Election 1980 on Monday, November 2nd at 2:00 p.m. The event will be live-streamed on our Facebook page. This event is free and open to the public. 

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Kaylynn Washnock Stooksbury
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