CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 29, 1969
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(Studio) Governor George Wallace leaves for Vietnam tour.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd
(Montgomery, Alabama) Wallace "laying low." [WALLACE - says will be Presidential candidate in 1972 if administration doesn't fulfill promises.] Staff shown. He speaks at convocation of Order of E. Star [WALLACE - says middle-class will put things right.] National Guard Major General Taylor Hardin heads staff, and helps prepare newsletter. May run for Alabama Governor next year. [WALLACE - says will run if prestige necessary.] Not impressed with Nixon's South strategy. [WALLACE - says appts. not enough for South region.] Wallace campaign film shown. Got 13% of vote in 1968. He feels it's significant. [WALLACE - says daughter helps me from getting bored. We'll stay active.] New assault being planned.
REPORTER: Nelson Benton
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