In the 1948 presidential election, Wallace left the Democratic Party to run (unsuccessfully) as the nominee of the Progressive Party against Truman. Chaplin was an enthusiastic supporter. Wallace was a champion for the common man and many of his ideas are still relevant today--universal healthcare, income and wealth inequality, racial discrimination, and women's rights.
|Over 20,000 people attended the rally at Gilmore Stadium.|
|Charlie, Oona, and the other supporters wave dollar bills during the rally.|