Former Democratic Presidential Candidate George McGovern Admitted To Hospice (VIDEO)

Author: October 17, 2012 8:35 am


A spokesperson today announced that the former Senator from South Dakota and one-time presidential nominee George McGovern has been admitted to hospice. He was admitted to a hospital in Florida back in April this year after a fall.

The news came from Lindsey Meyers, spokeswoman for the Avera McKennan Hospital and University Health Center.


The one-time candidate was a strong supporter of civil rights and encouraged women, LGBT, and minority participation in government. His campaign against Richard Nixon was foiled due to dirty tricks: the same kind of dirty tricks which eventually undid President Nixon’s administration, with Nixon resigning in disgrace less than two years after winning re-election in 1972. One oftentimes wonders how the world would have been different with the pro-peace, pro-liberty McGovern as President.

Here is George McGovern in an interview with OETA:

Even in his 90’s, the retired Senator still showed the sharp intellect and humanity which attracted so many to his cause.

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