George McGovern, the United States senator who won the Democratic Party’s presidential nomination in 1972 as an opponent of the war in Vietnam and a champion of liberal causes, and who was then trounced by President Richard M. Nixon in the general election, died early Sunday in Sioux Falls, S.D. He was 90.
Read more at George McGovern, a Democratic Presidential Nominee and Liberal Stalwart, Dies at 90 – NYTimes.com.
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