First Black Atty. Gen. and Gov. Wallace’s Daughter Celebrate Voting Rights March

George Wallace
George Wallace

If ever there was a symbolic meeting of two different worlds, this was it. This nation’s come a long way.

Associated Press Writer
SELMA, Ala. – The nation’s first black attorney general and Gov. George C. Wallace’s daughter celebrated the Selma-to-Montgomery voting rights march Sunday – 44 years after state troopers from her father’s administration beat marchers as they started the landmark journey.

Peggy Wallace Kennedy introduced Attorney General Eric Holder at a historic Selma church filled to overflowing.

“It’s reconciliation and redemption,” Wallace’s daughter said.
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