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Interviewee:Virginius Dabney
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Virginius Dabney, June 10-13, 1975. Interview A-0311-1.
Virginius Dabney Recalls His Newspaper Career in Richmond, Virginia: Virginius Dabney recounts his early experiences as a reporter for the Richmond News Leader as well as his later stint as the editor of that newspaper. He also discusses his attitudes about the role of reporters in the political and social arenas, and his work with the Southern Regional Council.
Interviewee: Virginius Dabney    Interviewer: Daniel Jordan, William H. Turpin
Duration: 05:09:51     Annotated Excerpts: Listen to and read all 22 excerpts.
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Virginius Dabney, July 31, 1975. Interview A-0311-2.
Reflections on a Southern Newspaper Editor's Career: Virginius Dabney traces his involvement with the school desegregation crisis in post-1954 Virginia. Dabney's political and social beliefs about integration appeared in the newspaper he edited, the Richmond Times-Dispatch. This interview spans the breadth of his career from the 1920s to the 1970s.
Interviewee: Virginius Dabney    Interviewer: Daniel Jordan, William H. Turpin
Duration: 04:27:55     Annotated Excerpts: Listen to and read all 37 excerpts.