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  • Scott Henry

    Contributing Writer

    A twenty-five-year Atlanta resident, Scott Henry has written about state and local politics, news, culture, and history for Creative Loafing, the Marietta Daily Journal, and other publications. A life-long dilettante, he is a quasi-expert in such matters as recorded music, cocktails, haberdashery, graphic arts, cinema, and Eastern European travel.

 

In the Shadows

The stranger arrived at the movie set late in the evening. Crew members preparing for a long night’s shoot were told the short and stocky, heavily bearded man had come to watch over one of the film’s stars, a fourteen-year-old boy whose mother was leaving in a few hours for a flight to California. Read more

Bill Campbell

By the time Campbell had served as a federal prosecutor, helped defeat the proposed Presidential Parkway, and won election as mayor in 1993, the charismatic, handsome lawyer seemed destined for big things. Read more

Sam Massell

When he won a bruising mayor’s race in 1969 after eight years as a city alderman, the forty-two-year-old Massell held the distinctions of being Atlanta’s youngest, most progressive, and first Jewish mayor. Read more