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George S. McGovern

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. He was also a recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom.

George S. McGovern

Abraham Lincoln

The American Presidents

George S. McGovern; Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr., and Sean Wilentz, General Editors
Henry Holt and Co.
Times Books

McGovern—a former U.S. senator, presidential candidate, veteran, and historian by training—offers his unique insight into our sixteenth president.

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