Tag Archives: Governor George Wallace

Iconic: Governor George C. Wallace- Talking About His Ideas About Communism

Source:The New Democrat This was a common tactic the right-wing ( Far-Right, actually ) in the 1960s to blame the civil rights movement, as well as the anti-vietnam war movement on Communists. Arguing that Communists from Russia or some other … Continue reading

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Forrest Palmer: George Wallace For President 1968- Precursor To Donald Trump

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat When I watched and listened to Donald Trump’s 2016 GOP Convention nomination speech, I thought about George C. Wallace and his 1968 presidential campaign. The theme that it’s other people’s fault … Continue reading

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Governor Wallace: Alabama Governor George Wallace- On Meet The Press: June 30th, 1968

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Was Governor George Wallace a racist? Well, the same question can unfortunately be asked about our President of the United States Donald Trump. Or was George Wallace an racial opportunist and … Continue reading

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David Hoffman: Governor George Wallace Defends Segregation on TV in 1968

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat The video is not about segregation but poverty in Alabama instead. Why David Hoffman who put the video together called titled the video about segregation instead, you would have to ask … Continue reading

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PBS: Firing Line With William F. Buckley- Interviewing Governor Leander Perez of Louisiana

  Source:The New Democrat Episode 095, Recorded on April 15, 1968 Guest: Leander Perez. From Firing Line With William F. Buckley I never heard of Leander Perez from Louisiana before I saw this video. But apparently he was both Governor of … Continue reading

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John Pilger: Video: George Wallace: The Most Powerful Politician in America

Was Governor George Wallace ever the most powerful politician in America? I have my doubts, but he probably was the most powerful Southern governor during his time as far as the amount of power he had in his state. The … Continue reading

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