33 min

The Attempted Assassination of George Wallace Das Criminal

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At his inaugural address in 1963, Alabama Governor George Wallace infamously declared, “Segregation now, segregation tomorrow, segregation forever.” An avowed racist, he opposed the Civil Rights Movement and its mission to end legalized racial discrimination in the United States. To label him a “controversial” figure would be an injustice to the people he hated and devoted his political career to oppressing.
On Monday, May 15th, 1972, at approximately four in the afternoon, Arthur Herman Bremer fired at George Wallace at point-blank range. Though seriously injured, Wallace survived the attack.
But why did Bremer fire on the governor? Was this a political statement? Or, was it something else entirely?
Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/DasCriminal
Sources: https://bit.ly/3bhoMVw

At his inaugural address in 1963, Alabama Governor George Wallace infamously declared, “Segregation now, segregation tomorrow, segregation forever.” An avowed racist, he opposed the Civil Rights Movement and its mission to end legalized racial discrimination in the United States. To label him a “controversial” figure would be an injustice to the people he hated and devoted his political career to oppressing.
On Monday, May 15th, 1972, at approximately four in the afternoon, Arthur Herman Bremer fired at George Wallace at point-blank range. Though seriously injured, Wallace survived the attack.
But why did Bremer fire on the governor? Was this a political statement? Or, was it something else entirely?
Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/DasCriminal
Sources: https://bit.ly/3bhoMVw

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