October 26, 2005

The 1978 Governor’s race between the three heavyweights, former Governor Albert Brewer, Attorney General Bill Baxley, and Lt. Governor Jere Beasley,…


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October 19, 2005

Albert Brewer began the writing of George Wallace’s political obituary by beating him in the first primary in 1970. However, George Wallace arose…


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October 12, 2005

Upon Lurleen Wallace’s death in May of 1968, Lt. Governor Albert Brewer moved up to Governor. Brewer was no novice to state government. He came to…


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October 05, 2005

After Ryan de Graffenreid’s plane crash and death in February of 1966 the Governor’s race was wide open. De Graffenreid would have been Governor in a…


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September 28, 2005

If race was a major issue in 1958, being the racist candidate in 1962 was the only way to be elected Governor. With this issue in hand and Wallace’s…


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September 21, 2005

The 1962 Governor’s Race really began in 1958. The Governor’s chair and the race for it was the big show in Alabama politics in that era. Being a…


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September 14, 2005

When talk turns to politics in Alabama it usually leads to the Governor’s race. It does not matter if the Governor’s race is four years away,…


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September 07, 2005

As a young boy I would go down to the county courthouse and talk politics with my Probate Judge. He was a crusty old fellow and a veteran politician.…


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August 31, 2005

With Labor Day approaching it signifies that the long hot summer will soon be coming to an end. It seems that the summers are getting hotter and…


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August 25, 2005

The recently completed Special Session of the Legislature saw the swift passage of the General Fund Budget which was a necessity due to the State’s…


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