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In his February 10, 2012 interview with Robert Ryals, Leonard Hewell “Kip” Carter details growing up in the South during segregation and the Civil Rights Movement, as well as his life as political aide/campaign treasurer to Newt Gingrich. Included are details of his college education at UNC-Chapel Hill – classes, professor, and the Red Scare. Carter shares the history of his friendship and working relationship with Newt Gingrich, the scandals Gingrich faced, and the ultimate end of their relationship. This interview was conducted for inclusion into the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections Oral History Program.
1 hour, 55 minutes
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Newt Gingrich, Segregation, Politics, Divorce, Doonesbury Comic, Virginia Shapard
Carter, Leonard Hewell, "Interview with Leonard Hewell "Kip" Carter" (2012). Browse All Oral History Interviews. OH 312.