CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Jun 10, 1975
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(Studio) Senator Henry Jackson says he regards Alabama Governor George Wallace as major threat to Democrat president nomination next year, but doesn't think Wallace to wind up on party ticket. Final segment of 2 part report on Wallace follows.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(Montgomery, Alabama) Wallace's career as Alabama governor examined. [WALLACE - says he wouldn't have been elected for 3 terms if he hadn't been good governor] Most Alabama residents believe Wallace has been good governor Exs. of his achievements outlined, but in many areas, Wallace has not made much progress. Areas include per capita income, education, poverty level, ratio of doctors to population [WALLACE - says taxpayers taxed to death to try and solve problems when all that's been done is to compound problems.] Alabama's programs for raising state tax revenue outlined. [WALLACE - says he's not worried about his record as governor becoming issue in `76 presidential election. Alabama all around good state.]
REPORTER: David Dick
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