POLITICS: Wallace: Chickens Home to Roost

This is the sixth in a series examining the candidates for the presidency.

A new, mellower George Wallace? Not the fellow who was stumping last week in Chicopee, Mass.—or "Chickapoo," as he once called it. There was space for 1,250 people in the meeting room of the Highpoint Motor Inn, but 2,500 turned up, so the feisty Alabama Governor simply went through his routine twice—an impressive performance for a man of 56 who is confined to a wheelchair, totally paralyzed from the waist down and partly deaf. It was vintage Wallace, and the crowd loved it.

"Until the briefcase toters with the...

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