Governor George Wallace of Alabama, well known as an exponent of
white racism, was shot and seriously wounded while campaigning for
the presidency. The culprit, Arthur Bremer, was convicted on 4
August and sentenced to 63 years in prison.
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Richert, Lucas Paul. "George Wallace shot". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2008
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=5688, accessed 17 August 2017.]