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George S. McGovern

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George S. McGovern has 86 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1970 Vignette. The year with the most videos was 1984 with 11 videos. Most appearances with Jesse Jackson (10), Walter F. Mondale (9), Gary Hart (9). Most common tags: Presidential Campaign, Democratic Party, American Perspectives.

Appearances by Title:c. January 23, 2001 - Present Ambassador, World Hunger, United Nations

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U.S. Senator, D-SD January 3, 1963 - January 3, 1981 Videos: 70 Presidential Candidate, Democratic Party c. January 1, 1972 - c. November 1, 1972 Videos: 9 U.S. Representative, D-SD 1st January 3, 1957 - September 1, 1960 Videos: 0

Recent Appearances

  • George McGovern Funeral Service

    George McGovern Funeral Service

    A funeral service for former Senator George McGovern (D-SD) was held in the Mary W. Sommervold Hall at the Washington…

  • Prayer Service for George McGovern

    Prayer Service for George McGovern

    Family, friends, and colleagues of former Senator George McGovern (D-SD) attended a memorial prayer service in his honor.…

  • Making Washington Work

    Making Washington Work

    Panel Discussion on how LBJ viewed government’s role, and his efforts to institute civil rights legislation and social reform. CBS…

  • George McGovern, Presidential Contender

    George McGovern, Presidential Contender

    Authors Scott Farris and Jules Witcover talked about 1972 Democratic presidential nominee and anti-Vietnam war candidate Senator George…

  • Memorial Service for Sargent Shriver

    Memorial Service for Sargent Shriver

    A wake was held for R. Sargent Shriver Jr. who died on January 18, 2011. Mr. Shriver, who was married to President John F.…

  • Freedom Award Presentations

    Freedom Award Presentations

    Norman Ornstein presented the award to Richard Baker, who became the first Senate historian in 1975. An advocate for the openness…

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