This Day In History: 1972-05-15

1972: In Laurel, Maryland, Arthur Bremer shoots and paralyzes Alabama Governor George Wallace while he is campaigning to become President of the United States. Once a proponent of racial segregation, after being shot Wallace descends into pious, simpering multiracialism β€” and caters to Blacks to an extent possibly exceeding even that of Jimmy Carter.

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1972-05-15