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You Remembered: Fort Gordon

...treatment for all soldiers of every race when they went downtown. This was in a very different era of race relations ? Lester Maddox was governor of Georgia ? but Richardson brooked no nonsense if his soldiers encountered any problems and did not...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-12-28/you-remembered-fort-gordon
Lester Maddox is still just as tough to figure out

Lester Maddox loved the people of Georgia. - Carl Sanders How do you explain Lester Maddox, Georgia's 75th governor, who died...picture. Unless you were Jimmy Carter. Lester Maddox didn't like the man who followed him...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/06/27/kir_379629.shtml
Bill Kirby
Former Georgia Gov. Lester Maddox, a symbol of Old South segregation, dead at 87

ATLANTA -- Lester Maddox, the restaurateur who became a symbol of segregationist defiance...Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Some quotes from former Georgia Gov. Lester Maddox: "When I was growing up, we looked for Santa Claus on Christmas...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/06/25/met_379398.shtml
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Lester Maddox

...former Georgia governor) Zell Miller. Former Gov. Lester Maddox, who died Wednesday at age 87, was like a lot of Georgians...this loving, caring couple are finally united again. Lester Maddox was many things to many people over the years and across...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/06/26/edi_379506.shtml
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Former Georgia Gov. Lester Maddox said to be gravely ill

ATLANTA -- Former Gov. Lester Maddox, 87, one of the Old South's last segregation governors, was gravely ill at an Atlanta hospice Tuesday, said a family friend...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/06/25/met_379413.shtml
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Black lawmaker compares Perdue to Lester Maddox

ATLANTA -- A black lawmaker labeled Gov. Sonny Perdue the most racially divisive governor since Lester Maddox on Tuesday, citing Perdue's removal of black department heads, his stand on the state flag and a proposal to tie HOPE scholarships...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/10/01/met_392959.shtml
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Atlanta readies for reaction to Ferguson case

...rampage.State leaders have occasionally overreacted to the possibility of violence. Fearing a riot, Georgia Gov. Lester Maddox, a segregationist, ordered police to protect the state Capitol in Atlanta during the funeral procession of slain...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-11-20/atlanta-readies-reacti
Even in music, Maddox rebelled

While I'll remember Lester Maddox for his fiery brand of politics, I'll also remember him for...two recitations and boasted in big letters on the back cover, "Lester Maddox sings, whistles, speaks and plays harmonica." He had recorded...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/07/11/rho_380911.shtml
Ramblin' Rhodes
Maddox back on public stage

...his latest bout with health problems, former Gov. Lester Maddox cracked a few jokes Friday, offered up some of his...suffered over the years. The report was headlined: "Lester Maddox's Medical History ... AND STILL ALIVE." Maddox...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/04/19/met_207002.shtml
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What were Augusta's top stories since 1964?

...Braves and Falcons and Georgia Tech highlights.The 1996 Olympics.Dr. King and President Carter. Ted Turner and Lester Maddox.You know, The Chronicle could compile a similar slideshow for the Augusta area, and if we did, what would you...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-07-31/what-were-augustas-top-storie