Jun 11, 2016

53 Years Ago Today,


June 11, 1963: George Wallace briefly blocked African-American students from entering the University of Alabama. Among the future Alabama Governors who were there at the time: Bob Riley and Robert Bentley.

2 comments:

Jay Croft said...

Were Riley and Bentley there to support Wallace?

Tim Lennox said...

They were students at the time. I've asked both of them over the years, but frankly got a kind of non-answer about what they were thinking at the time.