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George S. McGovern

George Stanley McGovern was an American historian, author and U.S. Representative, U.S. Senator, and the Democratic Party presidential nominee in the 1972 presidential election. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
George S. McGovern has 84 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1972 Convention. The year with the most videos was 1984 with 11 videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2011 with an average of 4,330 views per program as a Presidential Candidate for the Democratic Party. 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 Videos: 6 Videos: 1


U.S. Senator, D-SD January 3, 1963 - January 3, 1981 Videos: 68 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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Former Ideology Rankings

Ideology data is based on DW-NOMINATE statistics developed by Keith Poole and Howard Rosenthal. More information can be found at Voteview .

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