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Eugene J. McCarthy

Eugene Joseph "Gene" McCarthy was an American politician, poet, and a long-time Congressman from Minnesota. He served in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1949 to 1959 and the U.S. Senate from 1959 to 1971. Wikipedia*

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Eugene J. McCarthy has 33 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1968 Vignette. The year with the most videos was 1992 with eight videos as a Democratic Senator for Minnesota. Most appearances with Lenora Fulani (4), Bill Clinton (3), Tom Harkin (3). Most common tags: Vietnam War, Journalism, Democratic Party.

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Presidential Candidate, Democratic Party c. January 1, 1968 - c. June 6, 1968 Videos: 2 U.S. Senator, D-MN January 3, 1959 - January 3, 1971 Videos: 30 Presidential Candidate, Consumer Party c. June 1, 1988 - c. November 9, 1989 Videos: 1 Presidential Candidate,
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c. January 1, 1992 - c. June 1, 1992 Videos: 0 U.S. Representative, D-MN 4th January 3, 1949 - August 24, 1958 Videos: 0

Recent Appearances

  • Senator McCarthy Memorial Service

    Senator McCarthy Memorial Service

    A memorial service for Eugene J. McCarthy was held at the National Cathedral. Senator McCarthy, a former Democratic presidential candidate who…

  • Two-Party Political System

    Two-Party Political System

    Former Senator McCarthy spoke about the problems associated with the two-party system in the U.S. and the implications of…

  • The Writings of Eugene McCarthy

    The Writings of Eugene McCarthy

    Harper’s Magazine at a Barnes and Noble in New York City. He discussed four of his books: 1968: War & Democracy, No-Fault…

  • Vietnam: Politics and Media

    Vietnam: Politics and Media

    Participants talked about the impacts of the Vietnam War on domestic politics and on the media. Among the issues they addressed…

  • <em>Buckley v. Valeo</em> and Free Speech

    Buckley v. Valeo and Free Speech

    Former Senator McCarthy talked about his efforts in the 1976 Supreme Court case of Buckley v. Valeo which established that…

  • Featured Guest

    Featured Guest

    Mr. McCarthy talked about current news stories of interest to him, and took audience calls, faxes, and electronic mail.

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* The first paragraph of this page uses material from the Wikipedia article 'Eugene McCarthy', which is released under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike License 3.0. Footnotes and parentheticals have been removed.