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Wallace / Political Career #20572

ABC Evening News for Monday, May 15, 1972
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(Studio) Governor Wallace made his first attempt at national politics in 1964 but conservative influence went to Barry Goldwater that year. In 1968, Wallace ran as 3rd party candidate. He has made his strongest showing this year, within framework of Democratic party (Tallahassee, Florida) January 13, 1972, film of Wallace campaigning shown. [WALLACE - announces his candidacy.] (Studio) His theme this year has been "send a message to D.C." His issue was busing, as McGovern's was Vietnam. (Dearborn, Michigan) May 9, 1972, film shown. Wallace broadened appeal saying government unresponsive and detached. [WALLACE - keeps busing as recurrent theme.]
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

Reasoner, Harry

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