Interview with Tom Turnipseed
QUESTION 2
INTERVIEWER:

Did Wallace represent an anti-establishment thing to you?

TOM TURNIPSEED:

Yeah, he was anti-establishment to a large degree. He was, uh--

INTERVIEWER:

Can you stop for one second, and when I, when I say that, you're going to start off with "George Wallace was..." So, was Wallace an anti-establishment?

TOM TURNIPSEED:

George Wallace was an anti-establishment person. And, um, that appealed to me. I always had a lot of rebel in me, which was part of the, the lost cause, I guess, of the Confederacy, so to speak. And here was George Wallace taking on the Yankees again, taking on the liberals, taking on the Civil Rights Movement, and so forth. And uh, and doing it in a way that, uh, you know, appealed to the average person in the South, the little guy.

INTERVIEWER:

Let's stop it for a second.