Arthur Bremer

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Would-Be Wallace Killer Walks Free

Shooter served 35 years for 1972 assassination attempt

(Newser) - The man who tried to assassinate George Wallace in 1972 walked free from prison today after serving 35 years of his 53-year sentence. Arthur Bremer opened fire on the Alabama governor as he campaigned for president in Maryland, leaving him paralyzed. Before he died in 1998, the onetime segregationist wrote... More »

Wallace Assailant Earns Release

Man who fired bullet that paralyzed Alabama gov has served 35 years

(Newser) - The man who shot George Wallace in 1972 and later called him a "segregationist dinosaur" will be released from prison later this year after serving 35 years of a 53-year sentence, the AP reports. The Alabama governor was forced to drop out of the presidential race after a bullet... More »

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