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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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 1972 The Candidate
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No man should advocate a course in private that he's ashamed to admit in public. 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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