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George Wallace: settin' the woods on fire, / [Part 1]

Author: Daniel McCabePaul Jeffrey SteklerRandy QuaidDavid G McCulloughDan T CarterAll authors
Publisher: [Alexandria, Va.] : PBS Video, [2005, 2000]
Edition/Format:   Video   Computer File   Visual material : English
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Four times governor of Alabama, four times a candidate for president, George Wallace was a fierce defender of Southern pride. This film through extensive archive footage and interviews presents the life of a man central to the civil rights years in the South, a lightening rod for controversy, a liberal judge who betrayed his principles for power, a politician who harnessed the anger lurking beneath American society  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: George C Wallace; Cornelia Wallace; Lurleen Wallace; Arthur H Bremer
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel McCabe; Paul Jeffrey Stekler; Randy Quaid; David G McCullough; Dan T Carter; Steve Fayer; Big House Productions.; Midnight Films.; WGBH Educational Foundation.; WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.); PBS Video.; VIVA, the Virtual Library of Virginia.
OCLC Number: 123120926
Notes: Originally broadcast in 2000.
Credits: Narrated by Randy Quaid ; original music by Mason Daring & Duke Levine ; written by Steve Fayer and Daniel McCabe & Paul Stekler ; edited by Daniel McCabe ; cinematography by John Hazard ; executive producer, Margaret Drain.
Performer(s): Host: David McCullough ; commentary: Cornelia Wallace, George Wallace, Jr., J.L. Chestnut, Richmond Flower, Dan Carter, Peggy Wallace Kennedy, Glen Curlee, Ray Jenkins, Fred Shuttlesworth, Bob Ingram, Virginia Durr, Bill Jones, Seymore Trammell, Anita Smith, Rick Bragg, Jack Nelson, John Lewis, Oscar Harper, Wayne Greenhaw, Pat Buchanan, John Ehrlichman, Paul Harvey.
Description: 1 streaming video file (86 min.) digital, MP4 file, sd., col. with b&w sequences.
Details: Mode of access: Internet.; Online video system requirements: QuickTime 7 player (or equivalent)
Other Titles: George Wallace: Settin' the woods on fire.
George Wallace: Setting the woods on fire.
American experience (Television program)
Responsibility: a production of Midnight Films and Big House Productions for the American Experience ; WGBH Educational Foundation ; WGBH Boston ; produced and directed by Daniel McCabe & Paul Stekler.

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Four times governor of Alabama, four times a candidate for president, George Wallace was a fierce defender of Southern pride. This film through extensive archive footage and interviews presents the life of a man central to the civil rights years in the South, a lightening rod for controversy, a liberal judge who betrayed his principles for power, a politician who harnessed the anger lurking beneath American society to create a lasting conservative movement and a man ultimately reborn through suffering.

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