Sunday, October 21, 2012


Op-Classic

George McGovern, Opinionated

Sen. George McGovern preparing remarks in a hotel room in Columbus, Ohio, on May 2, 1972.
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A collection of op-ed articles written by the former Senator and Democratic presidential nominee.
Op-Ed Contributor

The Moral Clarity of George McGovern

George S. McGovern’s character and vision cost him dearly in the 1972 presidential election.

 Former senator and presidential nominee George McGovern has died at the age of 90.

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Former senator and presidential nominee George McGovern has died at the age of 90.


The one-time presidential nominee and a former senator George McGovern has died. The 90-year-old was surrounded by his family in a hospice in South Dakota. The liberal democrat lost to President Richard Nixon in 1972 in a historic landslide. (Oct. 21)

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