Alabama Governor George Wallace

George Corley Wallace, governor of Alabama from 1963 to 1967, with his wife and successor to the governorship, Lurleen Wallace. Photo by Weegee(Arthur Fellig)/International Center of Photography/Getty Images

Wallace was one of the most prominent voices against the Civil Rights Movement and its objectives. He spent multiple campaigns for both governor and president on an explicitly pro-segregation platform.

Topics in this Podcast: Montgomery, civil rights, racism, segregation, 20th century, U.S. history, biographies, subtweeting the election, American history, Civil Rights Movement