Former Georgia Gov. Carl Sanders shakes hands with members of the crowd at a campaign event leading up to a runoff against Jimmy Carter for the Democratic nomination for Governor in Atlanta. AP hide caption itoggle caption AP Code Switch Ex-Georgia Gov. Carl Sanders, Racial Moderate In A Split South, Dies November 18, 2014 Sanders, who was thought of as a leader of the "New South," helped bring more racial integration to Georgia in the 1960s. He died in Atlanta on Sunday.