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Wallace Recovers #223010

CBS Evening News for Thursday, May 18, 1972
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(Studio) Alabama Governor George Wallace receives hourly physical therapy treatment for paralysis of lower body.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Wallace's wife Cornelia brings flowers to visit Secret Service agent Nick Zarvos, wounded when Wallace was shot, at Walter Reed Army Hospital. [Cornelia WALLACE - says husband will continue to campaign. Roosevelt campaigned from a wheelchair; Alabama Representative Bill Nichols, walks after having been told he never would again. Wallace will fight slim chances to walk again.] Mrs. Wallace returns to Holy Cross Hospital. [Alabama neurosurgeon, Dr. James GALBRAITH - says Wallace is tired. Rests under mild sedation. Pain is better.] Thousands of letters, telegrams, phone calls arrive at hospital. [Wallace's mother-in-law, Mrs. Ruby Fulsome Austin, and 2 others, sort communications.] Wallace campaign announces list Of speakers who will campaign for Governor, include: Senator James Allen; Alabama Representatives Flowers, Nichols; Alabama educator Max Rafferty.
REPORTER: David Dick

Cronkite, Walter;
Dick, David

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