McGovern George Stanley

Mc·Gov·ern

 (mə-gŭv′ərn), George Stanley 1922-2012.
American politician. A US senator from South Dakota (1963-1981), he opposed the Vietnam War and was defeated as the 1972 Democratic candidate for president.
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