George Wallace

  • Blogs

    September 29, 2011

    Minnesota gets an F in civil rights history

    ‚ÄčThe Civil Rights Movement was a big thing that happened, like, a really long time ago. Some people were being mean to other people who had darker skin. At least, that's what New York told us.Minnesota is one of 35 (!) states that got an F in the Southern Poverty Law Center's new report on the tea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 2, 2011

    Sen. Dan Hall: Minneapolis ruined by integration [VIDEO]

    Hall: Integration ruined Minneapolis.​One gets the sense that the late Alabama governor and presidential candidate George Wallace might have appreciated Burnsville Sen. Dan Hall's rant about integration on the Senate floor this week. "I watched Minneapolis get destroyed, so I not only didn't ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 15, 2008
  • Feature

    April 9, 2008

    Did James Earl Ray act alone?

    A Minneapolis author helps raise new questions about the King assassination

  • Blogs

    December 8, 2006

    A Win-Win Situation

    Whether or not Mike Hatch takes Lori Swanson up on her offer to come work with her, and for her, the Attorney General's office is in good hands.

  • Columns

    March 8, 2006

    The Night We Were Winners

    Searchlights dazzled overhead. Champagne flowed in the streets. And it all started at the dome.

  • Columns

    February 15, 2006
  • Music

    August 6, 2003

    Rebel Yell

    Drive-By Truckers call out for the southern discomfort of home

  • Movies

    June 19, 2002

    Undercover Brothers

    In the new blaxploitation, agitprop gets smoked by infinite jest

  • Music

    February 13, 2002

    The Mouth of the South

    Lynyrd Skynyrd singer decapitated in drive-by truckers rock opera

  • News

    December 26, 2001
  • Arts

    April 11, 2001

    Do That to Me One More Time

    Once is never enough: Try another tryst with world cinema in week two of the Minneapolis/St. Paul International Film Festival

  • Movies

    October 11, 2000

    The Zeitgeist Made Me Do It

    Seventies horror perpetrators cop the reality plea in The American Nightmare

  • Movies

    February 23, 2000

    Director For Hire

    Veteran filmmaker John Frankenheimer proudly defines himself as more craftsman than creator

  • Arts

    February 2, 2000

    The Sundance Shuffle

    Hollywood shifts to the slopes for another week of reeling opportunities

  • Books

    July 7, 1999

    Left for Red

    William F. Buckley rehabilitates the image of Senator McCarthy; Tony Hiss defends his family name

  • Movies

    November 19, 1997

    Making It Plain

    Etched in Memory: 4 Little Girls.

  • Arts

    August 13, 1997

    Burning Down the Road

    Two decades after his death, Elvis lights out for the territory.