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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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Senator George McGovern | George McGovern Senator

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I used to tell my daughters, 'The one positive thing about Vietnam is that it's such an obvious blunder we'll never go down that road again.' Yet here we are. It doesn't look like we've learned that lesson yet. See more »

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In 1984, twelve years after being nominated for president, he sought the Democratic presidential nomination again, but lost to Walter Mondale. He considered running for president again in 1992, but decided against it. See more »

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