POLITICS: Wallace: Gearing Up Again

When George Wallace appeared in Washington for the National Governors Conference a year ago, he stayed flat on his back most of the time, staring despondently at the ceiling, receiving few people. His political career seemed as shattered as his spine from the bullets of Arthur Bremer. This month Wallace once again attended the annual Governors Conference, but he was a rejuvenated man: he sat upright in his wheelchair, attentively following the proceedings and obviously basking in his celebrity status. His career has recovered along with his body and spirit.

Democratic National Committee Chairman Robert Strauss dropped by to...

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