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George Wallace

George Wallace

Air Date Rating Share Against the
Sunday, August 24, 1997 N/A
Tuesday, August 26, 1997 N/A
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  • Season: 1996-97
  • Network: TNT
  • Genre: Drama
  • Category: Miniseries
  • Subject Matter: Biography, Historical Piece, Period Piece, Political Piece
  • Based On: George Wallace written by Marshall Frady
  • Misc.: 2 Nights

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Plot Synopsis

Based on the book by Marshall Frady. Elected governor of Alabama in 1962 he strenuously fought a Supreme Court ruling declaring racial segregation in the public schools was unconstitutional, but was forced to give way to Federal authority in 1963. He was debarred from serving succeeding terms, so his wife was elected in his place in 1966. He ran unsuccessfully for president in 1968. An attempt to assassinate him in 1972 left him paralyzed.


Production Company:

  • Mark Carliner Prods. IAW TNT

Production Type:

  • Independent
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