Governor-elect using pages from former governor Gardner


Just weeks away from taking the helm of a state confronting the most serious economic mess it has faced since perhaps the 1930s, Governor-elect Beverly Perdue is undergoing a self-taught history lesson for guidance.
As part of her late-night reading, she has devoured all she has been able to find on O. Max Gardner, the governor who led North Carolina through the deepest part of the Great Depression.

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