Born in Atlanta in 1949, M. Alexis Scott is a journalist whose family founded the Atlanta Daily World in 1928. Scott’s father, William A. Scott III, served as an army reconnaissance sergeant and photographer during World War II. In April 1945, he was one of the first Allied soldiers to enter and photograph survivors of Buchenwald concentration camp. President George H.W. Bush appointed him to the United States Holocaust Memorial Council in 1991.
M. Alexis Scott Interview, 2019-08-20, Legacy Series Oral History Program, 2013-, KSU/14/05/03/001, Museum of History and Holocaust Education, Kennesaw State University.
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