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NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 12, 1975
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(Studio) Alabama Governor George C. Wallace announces president candidacy. Won't enter New Hampshire primary, but will start campaign in Massachusetts.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Laurel, MD) May 15, 1972, film shows Wallace being shot. Within year, he began political appearances despite being paralyzed from waist down.
REPORTER: Kenley Jones

(Montgomery, Alabama) [WALLACE - says entering campaign to win.] 4th time Wallace has run for President Ran 1st time in 1964.
REPORTER: Kenley Jones

(Tuscaloosa, Alabama) June 11, 1963, film shows Wallace at University Alabama after court order to integrate. [WALLACE - denounces and forbids illegal act by central government] He campaigned for states rights.
REPORTER: Kenley Jones

(Alabama) Ran for president in 1968 as candidate of American Independent Party [WALLACE (1968) - says no difference between Republicans and Democrats] Carried 5 states in `68. Proved he had hardcore support. His `76 campaign better organized and financed. If he goes to convention with large bloc of committed delegates, he may hold power in deciding Democrat president and Vice President candidates. Could run again on 3rd party ticket. [WALLACE - feels United States survival depends on middle-class survival.] He's for tax cuts for middle class and plugging tax loopholes for rich. He supports public works program for unemployment. He's for: no forced busing and federal loan guarantees for NYC. He does exercises each morning to keep in shape.
REPORTER: Kenley Jones

(Europe) Made recent trip to Europe to improve foreign affairs image and to show his stamina. He got lots of rest during trip.
REPORTER: Kenley Jones

(Alabama) Wallace shown during prayer for his health. May be last time he'll run for President Many want him to win; many don't.
REPORTER: Kenley Jones

Chancellor, John;
Jones, Kenley

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