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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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Alternate Names:

Senator George McGovern | George McGovern Senator

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6' 1" (1.85 m)
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I was so excited when the Massachusetts returns came in, but then there was the rest of the country. And I said, '...I did my job right'. (recalling the outcome of the 1972 presidential election) See more »

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As a critic against the Vietnam War, and an advocate of withdrawing the U.S. military from Vietnam, he ran his presidential campaign with the slogan "Come Home America". See more »

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