NBC Evening News for Monday, Jan 15, 1979
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(Studio) End to era reported with Alabama Governor George Wallace's term coming to end as new governor is inaugurated. Wallace's political background noted.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(Montgomery, Alabama) Inauguration of Forrest "Fob" James as Alabama's new governor mentioned. Wallace's political activities, especially in civil rights movement, his opposition to busing, president election campaigns and assassination attempt recalled. Films shown, include recent interview. [WALLACE - comments on rise of South into mainstream of American pols. ] 1965 Voting Rights Act, President Carter and Abraham Lincoln mentioned.
REPORTER: Kenley Jones
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