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  • McGovern 1972 Election Eve Program
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    McGovern 1972 Election Eve Program

    A program produced for the 1972 campaign of Democratic presidential nominee Senator George McGovern (D-SD). It aired on the eve of the general election. The program begins with remarks by former…

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  • Senator George McGovern 1972 Acceptance Speech
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    Senator George McGovern 1972 Acceptance Speech

    At the 1972 Democratic National Convention, Senator George McGovern (D-SD) delivered his acceptance speech as the Democratic presidential nominee. At the convention, his speech was delayed…

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  • 1984 Democratic Presidential Candidates Debate
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    1984 Democratic Presidential Candidates Debate

    Former Vice President Walter Mondale, Senators Gary Hart (D-CO) and John Glenn (D-OH), former Senator George McGovern (D-SD), and Jesse Jackson participated in a debate for the 1984 Democratic presidential…

    560 views
  • George McGovern Oral History Interview
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    George McGovern Oral History Interview

    Former Senator George McGovern talked about his career, the life of the Senate, and his relationship with former colleague Senator Robert Dole, including their work on the McGovern-Dole…

    472 views
  • George McGovern Funeral Service
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    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 Pavilion of Arts and Science in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. He died on…

    1,688 views
  • Prayer Service for George McGovern
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    Prayer Service for George McGovern

    Family, friends, and colleagues of former Senator George McGovern (D-SD) attended a memorial prayer service in his honor. Senator McGovern, the 1972 Democratic presidential candidate, also…

    1,120 views
  • Freedom Award Presentations
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    Freedom Award Presentations

    Norman Ornstein presented the award to Richard Baker, who became the first Senate historian in 1975. An advocate for the openness of government, he drafted the Senate’s first rules for…

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  • Making Washington Work
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    Making Washington Work

    Panel Discussion on how LBJ viewed government’s role, and his efforts to institute civil rights legislation and social reform. CBS Washington Correspondent Bob Schieffer moderates the panel, which…

    311 views
  • George McGovern Interview Part 2
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    George McGovern Interview Part 2

    Former Senator George McGovern was interviewed about his life and caree, focusing on his service in Work War II. After the attack on Pearl Harbor, he volunteered for the Army Air Corp at…

    103 views
  • George McGovern Interview Part 1
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    George McGovern Interview Part 1

    Former Senator George McGovern was interviewed about his life and caree, focusing on his service in Work War II. After the attack on Pearl Harbor, he volunteered for the Army Air Corp at…

    274 views
  • emAbraham Lincolnem
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    Abraham Lincoln

    Former Senator George McGovern talked about his book Abraham Lincoln (Times Books; December 23, 2008). He detailed the former president’s political career and focused on President Lincoln’s…

    687 views
  • Lincoln 200th Birthday Dinner
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    Lincoln 200th Birthday Dinner

    The Lincoln Group of the District of Columbia held their Bicentennial Birthday Celebration for President Abraham Lincoln at the Willard Hotel. The main speaker was Craig Symonds, the author…

    125 views
  • Conversations with Veterans of DDay
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    Conversations with Veterans of D-Day

    Veterans shared their memories of D-Day and other experiences during the World War II era. Also, historians commented on the war and this veterans' forum.

    186 views
  • 1968 Impact on Democratic Politics
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    1968 Impact on Democratic Politics

    Hal Bruno discussed issues surrounding the 1968 Democratic convention and Democratic leaders of that year. Senator McGovern participated by telephone from Mazula, Montana, at the beginning of the…

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  • Iowa Democratic Party Event
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    Iowa Democratic Party Event

    Presidential candidates attended the Johnson County Democrats annual barbecue, held at the Johnson County Fairgrounds.

    83 views
  • 30th Anniversary of the Food Stamp Act of 1977
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    30th Anniversary of the Food Stamp Act of 1977

    Department of Agriculture officials, food stamp recipients, and Former Senator McGovern spoke about the food stamp program and federal poverty relief efforts at an event commemorating the…

    108 views
  • Watergate 25 Years Later
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    Watergate: 25 Years Later

    Panelists reflected on the Watergate scandal that culminated in the resignation of President Richard Nixon. This was part of a symposium that marked the 25th anniversary of the Watergate…

    247 views
  • US Policy in Iraq
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    U.S. Policy in Iraq

    George McGovern, former U.S. senator, former governor, and 1972 Democratic presidential nominee, talked about his plans for withdrawing U.S. troops from Iraq. He and co-author William Polk…

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  • Presidential Medals of Freedom Ceremony
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    Presidential Medals of Freedom Ceremony

    President Clinton awarded presidential medals of freedom to several citizens for their work in behalf of peace and democracy both in the U.S. and overseas.

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  • emOut of Iraqem
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    Out of Iraq

    William Polk and former Senator George McGovern talked about their book, Out of Iraq: A Practical Plan for Withdrawal Now, just released in paperback by Simon and Schuster. They argued that the war in Iraq…

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