We are blessed to know that our father lived a long, successful and productive life advocating for the hungry, being a progressive voice for millions and fighting for peaceMonday, 22 October, 2012, 2:52am
George McGovern, a proud liberal who argued fervently against the Vietnam war as a senator from South Dakota and suffered one of the most crushing defeats in presidential history against Richard Nixon in 1972, died before dawn yesterday. He was 90.
A spokesman for McGovern's family said he died at a hospice in Sioux Falls, surrounded by family and lifelong friends.22 Oct 2012 - 3:28am
Former US senator George McGovern, a liberal icon who vowed to end the Vietnam War but lost a landslide presidential election to Richard Nixon in 1972, died early on Sunday at the age of 90.
The family said in a statement that the liberal standard-bearer died at about 5.15am at the Dougherty Hospice House in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, surrounded by family and life-long friends.29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am