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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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In retrospect, I wish I had known more about the hazards and difficulties of such a business, especially during a recession of the kind that hit New England just as I was acquiring the inn's 43-year leasehold. I also wish that during the years I was in public office, I had had this firsthand experience about the difficulties business people face every day. That knowledge would have made me a ... See more »

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Was a Democratic nominee for U.S. President in 1972, but was defeated in a landslide when Richard Nixon was re-elected, winning in every state except Massachusetts. See more »

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