On this Day in History, June 11, 1963

11 Jun
June 11, 1963, Alabama Governor George Wallace stood in the doorway of Foster Auditorium at the University of Alabama.  Wallace attempted to block Vivian Malone and James Hood, both African-American, from registering for classes.  Malone and Hood were later escorted by federal National Guard troops and were allowed to register.

June 11, 1963, Alabama Governor George Wallace stood in the doorway of Foster Auditorium at the University of Alabama. Wallace attempted to block Vivian Malone and James Hood, both African-American, from registering for classes. Malone and Hood were later escorted by federal National Guard troops and were allowed to register.

UPDATE: fixed headline

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