Georgia State historian Cliff Kuhn dies of heart attack

Kuhn, an associate professor of history, had taught at GSU since 1989. He was a specialist in oral history and in 20th century Southern history.

His family sends word that his passing was peaceful, and expressed gratitude that Kuhn, a non-native, had been embraced by his city.

In 2013, Kuhn became the first-ever executive director for the Oral History Association. He also served as co-chair of the content committee for the National Center for Civil and Human Rights.

From the GSU announcement:

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Jim Galloway
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Jim Galloway is a three-decade veteran of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution who writes the Political Insider blog and column.