• Short Summary

    ALABAMA'S GOVERNOR GEORGE WALLACE, STILL CRIPPLED IN A WHEEL CHAIR AFTER A SHOT LEFT HIM PARALYSED FROM THE WAIST DOWN, TURNED 54 YEARS OF AGE, AND HIS BACKERS GAVE HIM A MAMOTH BIRTHDAY-PICNIC PARTY AT MONTGOMERY'S GARRETT COLISEUM.

  • Description

    ALABAMA'S GOVERNOR GEORGE WALLACE, STILL CRIPPLED IN A WHEEL CHAIR AFTER A SHOT LEFT HIM PARALYSED FROM THE WAIST DOWN, TURNED 54 YEARS OF AGE, AND HIS BACKERS GAVE HIM A MAMOTH BIRTHDAY-PICNIC PARTY AT MONTGOMERY'S GARRETT COLISEUM. SOME 15 THOUSAND PERSONS WERE GOEEE GIVEN FREE TICKETS. THE MENU INCLUDED 4,000 BARBECUED CHICKENS WITH ALL THE TRIMMINGS, 12,000 EARS OF CORN, 1,500 WATERMELONS AND MORE THAN A MILLION BEANS. WALLACE WAS GIVEN A 1,500 POUND BIRTHDAY CAKE.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAIKFFBTD9WT8JC5NCSJNT7019
    Media URN:
    VLVAIKFFBTD9WT8JC5NCSJNT7019
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    25/08/1973
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:52:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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