COMMENT: Wallace's Revisionism

In a rambling talk to 25 foreign journalists visiting his office last March, Alabama Governor George Wallace expressed some of his views on international affairs. Said he: "I think we were fighting the wrong people, maybe, in World War II, and I say that with all due regard to the Soviet, ah, person here."

From Wallace, a World War II Army Air Forces flight engineer who had ten missions over Japan, that was quite a bombshell. He felt that if the U.S. had done more to cultivate the friendship of Germany and Japan after World War I instead of being antagonistic,...

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