Category Archives: George McGovern

New York Magazine: Ed Kilgore: ‘George McGovern Didn’t Lose in 1972 by Going Too Far Left. Neither Will 2020 Democrats’

Source:The New Democrat  “One of the most persistent arguments surrounding the 2020 presidential contest is that Democrats are heading “off the deep end” on a left-wing ideological bender that will mean disaster in the general election. The warning is very … Continue reading

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The New York Times: Thomas Knock: ‘George McGovern, Vietnam & The Democratic Crackup’

Source:The New Democrat From The New York Times “(28 Oct 1972) Democratic Presidential candidate Senator George McGovern makes speech in LA” Source:AP Archive– U.S. Senator and 1972 Democratic Party nominee for President George McGovern, speaking in Los Angeles, California, in 1972. … Continue reading

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ABC News: Video: Evening News: George McGovern 1972 VP Selection Drama

Source:The New Democrat Senator Tom Eagleton who by most accounts had a very good and productive year in public office as Governor of Missouri and then later in Congress as a Missouri Senator was a victim of the Richard Nixon … Continue reading

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WTTW-TV Chicago: Video: Chicago Tonight: John Callaway Interviewing Senator George McGovern, in 1978

. Source:The New Democrat If George McGovern was a loser, than America needs a lot more losers just like him. When it comes to knowledge, experience and judgement, because he is one of the finest people America has ever produced. … Continue reading

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EFAN: Video: George McGovern’s 1972 Democratic Convention Acceptance Speech

EFAN: Video: George McGovern’s 1972 Democratic Convention Acceptance Speech Former U.S. Senator George McGovern, who served a total of twenty-two years in Congress. Served in the House of Representatives from 1957-61, before serving in the Kennedy Administration from 1961-63, then … Continue reading

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ABC News: ABC Evening News 1972 VP Drama: The George Mcgovern Convention

Source: ABC News: ABC Evening News 1972 VP Drama: The George McGovern Convention George McGovern did a lot to bring in new voters to the Democratic Party. Reaching to African, Latin, Asian and Jewish Americans. As well as women and … Continue reading

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Election Wall: ABC Evening News: George McGovern and Ed Muskie 1972 Presidential Election

Source: Election Wall: ABC Evening News: George McGovern and Ed Muskie 1972 Presidential Election The Democrats didn’t have anyone who could beat Richard Nixon in 1972. They also didn’t have a united party that could do that as well. One … Continue reading

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