The Nation: The Wallace Factor

In the years since his 1968 presidential campaign, George C. Wallace has taken on a comely new wife, an old job as Governor of Alabama, and a mod wardrobe to complement both. But on one point he has remained constant. The man who once stood in the schoolhouse door to prevent integration now wants to stand at the gate of the White House to prevent either major-party candidate from gaining entry except on Wallace's own terms. The only question that remains is not whether he will run, but which party will be hurt more by his presence in the campaign. In...

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