• Short Summary

    GOVERNOR GEORGE WALLACE OF ALABAMA ON THURSDAY FORMALLY JOINED THE RACE FOR THE DEMOCRATIC PARTY NOMINATION FOR THE PRESIDENCY.

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    GOVERNOR GEORGE WALLACE OF ALABAMA ON THURSDAY FORMALLY JOINED THE RACE FOR THE DEMOCRATIC PARTY NOMINATION FOR THE PRESIDENCY. HE FLEW TO TALLAHASSEE, FLORIDA, TO ANNOUNCE HIS CANDIDACY AND TO ENTER THE FLORIDA PRESIDENTIAL PRIMARY MARCH 14TH. THE 52 YEAR OLD GOVERNOR DECLARED HE OFFERED +A NEW BEGINNING OF HOPE FOR THE AMERICAN PEOPLE.+ HE SAID THAT IN THE FLORIDA PRIMARY HE OPPOSED MEN WHO, IN HIS WORDS, HAVE + SNICKERED, LOOKED DOWN THEIR NOSES AND VOTED AGAINST THE AVERAGE FLORIDIAN. +A CROWD OF ABOUT 350 PERSONS, INCLUDING CAMPAIGN WORKER, FILLED THE SENATE CHAMBER OF THE FLORIDA STATE CAPITOL BUILDING AS WALLACE DECLARED: +ME AND THE PEOPLE.+ HE ATTACKED WHAT HE CALLED +INTELLECTUAL SNOBS+ CONTROLLING THE DEMOCRATIC PARTY. WALLACE PROMISED CONTINUED WITHDRAWAL FROM VIETNAM, A RETURN OF LAW AND ORDER, REDUCED TAXES, A HALT TO FORCED BUSING OF STUDENTS TO ACHIEVE RACIAL DESEGREGATION, AND NO RECOGNITION OF CUBA. POLLSTERS GIVE WALLACE A GOOD CHANCE OF WINNING THE MOST VOTES IN THEH? .48-048.-46, IN WHICH 12 CANDIDATES ARE ENTERED.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA536V6FFKB9U7B4LM6PRSZM1FU
    Media URN:
    VLVA536V6FFKB9U7B4LM6PRSZM1FU
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    13/01/1972
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:44:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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