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Wallace For President Stand Up

Wallace For President Political Button Museum
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WALLACE FOR PRESIDENT - STAND UP FOR AMERICA
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A photograph of Alabama Governor George Wallace is surrounded by a split red and blue border with white text and two white stars.  

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Union Bug

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Alabama Governor George Wallace is remembered for his resistance to the 1960s civil rights movement.  He ran for U.S. President in 1968 on an independent ticket and won nearly 13% of the ballots cast, or about 10 million votes.  Wallace is famous for saying, "I draw the line in the dust and toss the gauntlet before the feet of tyranny, and I say, segregation now, segregation tomorrow, segregation forever."    

Source:  Pearson, R. (1998, September 14). Ex-Gov. George C. Wallace Dies at 79; Alabaman Personified '60s Opposition to Civil Rights Movement. The Washington Post, p. A1.

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