CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 06, 2013
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(Montgomery, Alabama: Bill Plante) The efforts of Peggy Wallace, daughter of former Alabama Governor George Wallace, to replace her father’s legacy of bigotry with one of tolerance and inclusion featured; footage/photos shown of Governor Wallace promoting segregation in 1963 and blocking the doors of the University of Alabama, police attacking civil rights marchers, including Representative John Lewis, on the Edmund Pettus Bridge in 1965, Peggy crossing the bridge with Lewis in 2009. [In interview, P. WALLACE – says she found her voice; says she wants her children to not remember where her father stood but where she is standing now.] [In speech, P. WALLACE – condemns the politics of exclusion.]
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