Who is George Mcgovern

George Stanley McGovern (July 19, 1922 – October 21, 2012) was an American historian and South Dakota politician who was a U.S. representative and three-term U.S. senator, and the Democratic Party presidential nominee in the 1972 presidential election.

McGovern grew up in Mitchell, South Dakota, where he became a renowned debater. He volunteered for the U.S. Army Air Forces upon the country's entry into World War II. As a B-24 Liberator pilot, he flew 35 missions over German-occupied Europe from a base in Italy. Among the medals he received was a Distinguished Flying Cross for making a hazardous emergency landing of his damaged plane and saving his crew. After the war he earned degrees from Dakota Wesleyan University and Northwestern University, culminating in a PhD, and serve...
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Sarcoidosisofli: mink entered the presidential race in 1971 on an anti-vietnam war platform, but she lost the nomination to george mcgovern. mink would serve in congress between 1965 and 1977, then from 1990 to her death in 2002.
Tabithakwa76651: i was the guy who was constantly speaking out against the vietnam war. i have no regrets about that.,george mcgovern,regrets, no regrets ,
Pauljimerson: “i'm fed up to the ears with old men dreaming up wars for young men to die in.” ― george mcgovern
Mikeghebre321: i am fed up to the ears with old men dreaming up wars for young men to die in. george mcgovern, american politician
Hwfm_: he lost to george mcgovern at the convention
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Beatrice. (From Dante. Purgatorio, Xxx., Xxxi.)
 by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Even as the Blessed, at the final summons,
Shall rise up quickened, each one from his grave,
Wearing again the garments of the flesh,
So, upon that celestial chariot,
A hundred rose
ad vocem tanti senis
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Ministers and messengers of life eternal.
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