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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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Richard Nixon]'d have been better off if I'd beaten him! Then he'd be remembered for the EPA and China instead of Watergate. See more »

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During an appearance on Larry King Live in January 2007, he publicly revealed that he voted for President Gerald Ford in the 1976 presidential election, despite Ford's status as a Republican. He said it was because he felt comfortable with Ford and did not know Jimmy Carter very well. However, he admittedly voted for Carter in 1980, although Carter ultimately lost his re-election bid. See more »

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