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George Wallace / Pol. Changes #468514

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 04, 1973
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(Studio) Alabama Governor George Wallace undergoes period of change.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Montgomery, Alabama) Wallace recs. freedom award in New York. Wallace changed drastically in last decade. Wallace's views on race 10 years ago and today reviewed. Most radical change in Wallace's life has been physical. Details reviewed. Wallace already campaigning unofficially for governor National campaign office for Wallace still in operation in Montgomery, Alabama. Wallace undecided about running for President, but intends to use influence in Democratic party [WALLACE - believes `72 campaign demonstrates far left wing of Democratic party in minority.] Wallace speaks to black mayors' conference in Alabama recently. [Black mayor Johnny FORD - believes future actions to determine effectiveness of man like Wallace, not past.] Racist image to be difficult to erase.
REPORTER: Kenley Jones

Chancellor, John;
Jones, Kenley

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