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The Thomas B. Murphy Story

The year is 1961. Thomas B. Murphy, a 37-year-old country lawyer,
former collegiate boxer and World War II vet from Bremen, Georgia, is
sworn in for his first term as a member of the Georgia House of
Representatives. Few could predict then that this volatile
young legislator – quick of wit, tongue as sharp as a penny nail –
would become the longest serving state house speaker in the country and one of the most politically powerful men in the history of
the state.

The Speaker of the House: The Thomas B. Murphy Story production
team is: Executive Producer, Host and Writer: Susan Hoffman; Director
of Photography: Wayne Baumgardner; Editor: Amy Hults; Additional
Photography: Shane Keating; Production Research: Clem McIntosh, Ashlie
Wilson; Director, GPTV Productions: Mike Klein.