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  • Former Senator George McGovern Oral History Interview
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    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 Nixon. He talked about his presidential campaigns in 1968 and…

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  • Memorial Service for Sargent Shriver
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    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. Kennedy’s sister Eunice, was the first director of the Peace Corps and…

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  • Presidential Conventions Since 1968
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    Presidential Conventions Since 1968

    Former Democratic presidential nominee George McGovern, Washington Post columnist David Broder, and Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Haynes Johnson talked about presidential conventions…

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  • Party Conventions and Nominating Process
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    Party Conventions and Nominating Process

    Panelists talked about national party conventions, the history of the presidential nominating system, and changes in the way America now selects its presidential candidates. Participants,…

    166 views
  • Distance Learning Class
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    Distance Learning Class

    Students from the University of Denver, George Mason University, and Pace University in New York City participated by broadband feed in a distance learning class. Former Senator George…

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  • Veterans as Presidential Candidates
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    Veterans as Presidential Candidates

    Coinciding with the dedication of the National World War II Memorial, the Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage held a four-day “Tribute to a Generation: National World War II…

    44 views
  • McGovern 1972 Presidential Campaign
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    McGovern 1972 Presidential Campaign

    Campaign managers and activists recounted stories and events of the 1972 McGovern presidential campaign. Included on the panel was Hunter Thompson who wrote “Fear and Loathing on the Campaign…

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  • Iowa Caucus
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    Iowa Caucus

    Mr. McGovern discussed his campaign for presidency and where he stands on the issues.

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  • Presidential Candidates
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    Presidential Candidates

    Mr. McGovern discussed his stance on the political issues and answered callers questions about his presidential campaign.

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