Former Senator George McGovern Oral History Interview

In 1972 Senator George McGovern (D-SD) was the Democratic presidential nominee running against the incumbent President Richard… read more

In 1972 Senator George McGovern (D-SD) was the Democratic presidential nominee running against the incumbent President Richard Nixon. He talked about his presidential campaigns in 1968 and 1972, what it was like to run against President Nixon, and his early attempts to make the Watergate scandal known.

This oral history interview was conducted by Timothy Naftali on August 26, 2009, in Yorba Linda, California, for the Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Former Senator George McGovern Oral History Interview

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Program ID:
300773-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Interview
Location:
Yorba Linda, California, United States
First Aired:
Nov 26, 2011
Last Aired:
Oct 22, 2012

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  • Nov 26, 2011 | 8:00am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 27, 2011 | 3:02pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 28, 2011 | 4:00am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 21, 2012 | 6:32pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Oct 22, 2012 | 4:13am EDT | C-SPAN 1

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