NBC Evening News for Thursday, May 18, 1972
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(Studio) Alabama Governor George Wallace gets physical therapy at Silver Spring, MD's, Holy Cross Hospital. He may never be able to use legs. Wallace's press secretary says campaign will go on via TV.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(Silver Spring, MD) Governor Wallace and wife Cornelis receive letters and phone calls from all over country. [Neurosurgeon, Dr. James GALBRAITH - says Wallace is better: temperature down, he is in less pain, and therapy continues.] (DC) Mrs. Wallace visits Secret Service agent wounded with her husband, who is in Walter Reed Army Hospital. [Cornelia WALLACE - says husband is optimistic about paralysis, has determination to walk again. Says Roosevelt campaigned from a wheelchair.] Operation to remove bullet from Wallace's spine not due for a week; them for a month he won't be able to move even in a wheelchair. May go to Demo convention
REPORTER: Catherine Mackin