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George Wallace : settin' the woods on fire

Author: Daniel McCabePaul Jeffrey SteklerRandy QuaidDavid G McCulloughDan T CarterAll authors
Publisher: [Alexandria, Va.] : PBS Home Video, 2000.
Series: PBS Video database of America's history & culture, v. 331-332.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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: Nonfiction television programs
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Biographical television programs
Television programs
Biography
History
Named Person: George C Wallace; Cornelia Wallace; Lurleen Wallace; Arthur H Bremer; Arthur H Bremer; Cornelia Wallace; George C Wallace; Lurleen Wallace
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel McCabe; Paul Jeffrey Stekler; Randy Quaid; David G McCullough; Dan T Carter; Steve Fayer; Big House Productions.; Midnight Films.; PBS Home Video.; WGBH Educational Foundation.; WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)
ISBN: 0780631420 9780780631427
OCLC Number: 44262827
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: "Based in part on The politics of rage by Dan T. Carter."
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: 2 videocassettes (169 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Contents: Part 1 (VC 12128) --
Part 2 (VC 12129).
Series Title: PBS Video database of America's history & culture, v. 331-332.
Other Titles: Settin' the woods on fire
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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