Governor George Wallace will not let two black students into an Alabama school, against the wishes of President Kennedy. Loud shouts come from both sides of the issue as JFK stands by his decisions.
Behind a Presidential Commitment.
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Robert F. Kennedy - Attorney General of the United States
I'm not very much in favor of picking the governor up and moving him out of the way. I think it'd be much better if we develop some system if we had enough people to just push him aside.
With the exception of the narrator, cast members are credited orally during the movie by the narrator or by other cast members or themselves (on the telephone). See more
Battle Hymn of the Republic
Music by William Steffe
Lyrics by Julia Ward Howe
Played as background music for the first Wahington, D.C. scene See more