George S. McGovern

George S. McGovern represented South Dakota in the United States Senate from 1963 to 1981 and was the Democratic nominee for president in 1972. He was a decorated bomber pilot in World War II, after which he earned his Ph.D. in American history and government at Northwestern University. A recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom, he lives in Mitchell, South Dakota.


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Abraham Lincoln
The American Presidents
George S. McGovern; Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr., and Sean Wilentz, General Editors
Times Books

America’s greatest president, who rose to power in the country’s greatest hour of need and whose vision saw the United States through the Civil War Abraham...


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