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George McGovern (1922–2012)


George McGovern, one of the leading liberals in U.S. politics, was born in a Republican household in a small South Dakota town. His family had some struggles during the Great Depression, but they were able to make ends meet. The young, idealistic man joined the Air Force during World War II and became a bomber pilot. He served with great bravery, ... See full bio »

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 2010 Hubert H Humphrey: The Art of the Possible (TV Movie documentary) (special thanks)
 2006 Buy the Ticket, Take the Ride: Hunter S. Thompson on Film (Documentary) (special thanks)
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Senator George McGovern | George McGovern Senator

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6' 1" (1.85 m)
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The trouble was, all people saw on television were a few of my outspoken supporters out front; and they came away thinking that was me. See more »

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In December 1994, his daughter Teresa died of exposure while intoxicated. He later founded a non-profit alcohol research organization in her name, and wrote book in which he discussed Teresa's longtime battle with alcoholism. See more »

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