Sunday, October 21, 2012

Dashed Presidential Hopes, but a Life Devoted to Liberalism

NY Times: Dashed Presidential Hopes, but a Life Devoted to Liberalism
George McGovern, the United States senator who won the Democratic Party’s presidential nomination in 1972 as an opponent of the war in Vietnam and a champion of liberal causes, and who was then trounced by President Richard M. Nixon in the general election, died early Sunday in Sioux Falls, S.D. He was 90.
ed note: He was a fine, upstanding man, and will be missed in life and in politics. I have so many personal memories of that campaign in 1972 - Below, a couple of local newspaper articles:








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