Henry Wallace's 1948 Presidential Campaign

Thomas Devine talked about Henry Wallace’s 1948 campaign for president as the nominee of the Progressive Party. Henry Wallace served as Vice President… read more

Thomas Devine talked about Henry Wallace’s 1948 campaign for president as the nominee of the Progressive Party. Henry Wallace served as Vice President under President Franklin D. Roosevelt before being replaced by Harry Truman for the 1944 election. Professor Devine argued that Wallace’s campaign strategy of focusing on courting minorities in the Jim Crow South alienated much of the white electorate. Despite Wallace’s efforts, Professor Devine said that the majority of African Americans decided to vote for President Truman. close

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Henry Wallace's 1948 Presidential Campaign

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Program ID:
320605-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Kansas City, Missouri, United States
First Aired:
Sep 06, 2014 | 1:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Sep 20, 2014 | 8:45am EDT | C-SPAN 3

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  • Sep 06, 2014 | 1:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 14, 2014 | 4:44pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 15, 2014 | 2:45am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 20, 2014 | 8:45am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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