This Day in History: The Splash Heard 'Round the World

May 22, 2013

Credit The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

  As we approach the end of the month of May and the Memorial Day weekend, what if we could turn Atlanta's clock back 40 years or more to this time in the 1970s?  

We'd likely be witness to hundreds of thousands of people floating in and crowding along the banks of the Chattahoochee River.

Here, Georgia State University Associate Professor of History Dr. Clifford Kuhn and WABE's Steve Goss revisit the days of the Ramblin' Raft Race.