Anchored by a brilliant lead performance from Gary Sinise, GEORGE WALLACE chronicles the political career of one of America's most notorious statesmen, the Alabama governor who qualified as one of the greatest enemies of the American Civil Rights movement. This made-for-cable miniseries
was released on home video in 1998.
In 1955, George Wallace (Gary Sinise) is a judge who is being groomed by Governor "Big Jim" Folsom (Joe Don Baker) to succeed him. When it comes time to campaign for that office four years later, though, Wallace is defeated when he denounces the Ku Klux Klan. Vowing never again to lose touch with
his constituency, Wallace becomes a zealous pro...