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American Experience; George Wallace: Settin' The Woods On Fire

03/24/2000

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Series
American Experience
Program
George Wallace: Settin' The Woods On Fire
Program Number

1206

Series Description

Premiered October 1988 As television's longest-running, most-watched history series, American Experience brings to life the incredible characters and epic stories that helped form this nation. Now in its eighteenth season, the series has produced over 180 programs and garnered every major broadcast award. Series release date: 10/1988

Program Description

Four times governor of Alabama, four times a candidate for president, he was feared as a racist demagogue and admired as a politician who spoke his mind. A lightning rod for controversy for more than four decades, George Wallace both reflected and provoked tensions in American society. Featuring a diverse cast of commentators, this biography traces Wallace's rise from his roots in rural Alabama to his quest for forgiveness after a nearly successful assassination attempt on his life.

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Documentary
Topics
History
Citation
Chicago: “American Experience; George Wallace: Settin' The Woods On Fire,” 03/24/2000, GBH Archives, accessed November 24, 2020, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_D5D8E55A6F804FDFA6557E7AE40EF4BC.
MLA: “American Experience; George Wallace: Settin' The Woods On Fire.” 03/24/2000. GBH Archives. Web. November 24, 2020. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_D5D8E55A6F804FDFA6557E7AE40EF4BC>.
APA: American Experience; George Wallace: Settin' The Woods On Fire. Boston, MA: GBH Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_D5D8E55A6F804FDFA6557E7AE40EF4BC
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