Alabama: Readying for the '72 Roses

After his unsuccessful 1968 presidential campaign, former Alabama Governor George C. Wallace assured his supporters that he had no intention of striking his conservative colors. He meant what he said. To keep himself in the national political spotlight, Wallace plans to declare on Jan. 15 that he will run for Governor of Alabama again in 1970. The purpose of his gubernatorial bid is clear. "We want to be in shape to go for the roses in '72," Wallace has told close friends.

Wallace's announcement will provoke no joy in the White House. To ensure his...

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