George McGovern Oral History Interview

Former Senator George McGovern talked about his career, the life of the Senate, and his relationship with former colleague Senator Robert… read more

Former Senator George McGovern talked about his career, the life of the Senate, and his relationship with former colleague Senator Robert Dole, including their work on the McGovern-Dole International Food for Education and Child Nutrition Program. He also talked about his relationships with former Presidents Nixon and Ford and former Vice President Hubert Humphrey. During 22 years in the U.S. Congress, former Senator McGovern was instrumental in creating programs to alleviate hunger, including Food for Peace, the school lunch program, and food stamps. After his 1972 presidential campaign as the Democratic nominee, he continued his leadership in the battle against world hunger. 

This never-before-aired July 13, 2007, interview with historian Richard Norton Smith is part of an oral history project at the Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics at the University of Kansas. The location of this interview is not known. close

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George McGovern Oral History Interview

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Program ID:
292880-1
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Interview
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First Aired:
Apr 17, 2010
Last Aired:
Jan 14, 2013

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  • Apr 17, 2010 | 3:06pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 17, 2010 | 9:05pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 18, 2010 | 3:05am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 18, 2010 | 9:05am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 06, 2010 | 8:01am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 07, 2010 | 3:00pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 08, 2010 | 4:00am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 12, 2013 | 8:00am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 13, 2013 | 3:00pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 14, 2013 | 4:00am EST | C-SPAN 3

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