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George Stanley McGovern (born July 19, 1922) is a historian, author, and former U.S. Representative, U.S. Senator, and the Democratic Party nominee in the 1972 presidential election....

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      News Source: Miami Herald | 1 month ago
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      News Source: San Diego Union-Tribune | 2 months ago
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      News Source: The Hutchinson News | 3 months ago
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      News Source: The Progressive | 3 months ago
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