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George Mcgovern Dies

In Praise of McGovern, Prairie Sage

Marc E. Agronin | Posted 02.27.2013 | Fifty
Marc E. Agronin

When he passed away at the age of 90 on October 21st of this year, McGovern was eloquently praised by individuals from across the political spectrum.

Think Again: George McGovern -- A Lifetime of Conscience and Courage

Eric Alterman | Posted 12.25.2012 | Media
Eric Alterman

No Democrat, and perhaps no modern politician at all, can be said to have shown more courage, more grit, and more determination than George Stanley McGovern.

Remembering George McGovern

Kenneth M. Quinn | Posted 10.24.2012 | Impact
Kenneth M. Quinn

In remembering George McGovern, I am especially envious of those who had known him for many decades. It will always be a signal memory of my life that I had the privilege to present the World Food Prize to Senator McGovern.

Too Decent to Win -- In Memory of George McGovern

Richard H. Smith | Posted 10.22.2012 | Politics
Richard H. Smith

I believe George McGovern might have grown in the presidency -- as did Lincoln and Harry Truman. Surely, he might have made mistakes, but could four years of cumulative errors have been worse than four more years of Nixon and the nightmare of Watergate?

Former Senator George McGovern Dies At 90

Posted 12.21.2012 | Politics

Former U.S. Senator and presidential candidate George McGovern has died, the AP reports. He was 90. The 1972 Democratic Party's nominee for pres...