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E. Culpepper "Cully" Clark, Dean Emeritus of the University of Georgia's Henry W Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication lectures on Henry Grady. Clark's remarks emphasize Grady's role in the New South Movement and how the assessments of it have evolved over time. Clark also notes how Grady became the principal champion of the movement in the three short years between his remarkable New South Address at Delmonico's in New York and his untimely death, December 23, 1889, at age 39.

Clark’s research and writing has focused on the New South Movement and Civil Rights. His book The Schoolhouse Door: Segregation's Last Stand at the University of Alabama (Oxford 1993) made The New York Times Book Review's Notable Books list. He is dean and professor emeritus at both the University of Alabama and the University of Georgia. Clark retired July 1, 2013, and recently published a centennial history of the Grady College. Clark is currently working on a book to be titled, William Tecumseh Sherman, Henry Woodfin Grady, and the Making of Atlanta.

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