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The long shot: George McGovern runs for President

by Gordon Lee Weil

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Published by Norton in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • McGovern, George S. 1922-,
    • Presidents -- United States -- Election -- 1972

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[by] Gordon L. Weil.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE859 .W44
      The Physical Object
      Pagination253 p.
      Number of Pages253
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5415105M
      ISBN 100393054985
      LC Control Number73006856

      Author: George McGovern. First Edition,with complete number line, in dust jacket, signed by the author. The Long Shot: George McGovern Runs for President by Gordon Lee Weil. $ Free shipping. Additional books usually ship domestically for just $ each!Seller Rating: % positive. The United States presidential election was the 47th quadrennial presidential was held on Tuesday, November 7, Incumbent Republican President Richard Nixon from California defeated Democratic U.S. Senator George McGovern of South Dakota. Until the election, this was the largest margin of victory in the Electoral College for a Republican in a Turnout: % pp.

        When McGovern made a long-shot bid for the Democratic presidential nomination, he shocked national pundits by securing a solid finish in the caucuses, ahead of Ohio Senator John Glenn and.   IOTL, McGovern offered Ted Kennedy the Vice-Presidential spot (Gallup Polls at the time showed McGovern losing to Nixon by only a margin with Kennedy as his running-mate). By getting the popular Kennedy as his runningmate, McGovern also managed to avoid the Eagleton debacle (without the Eagleton debacle, he probably would have carried.

        McGovern visited campus J , stopping at the George J. Mitchell Department of Special Collections & Archives to view the papers of Gordon Lee Weil ’58, executive assistant to the senator during his unsuccessful presidential campaign and author of The Long Shot: George McGovern Runs for President (). Biografia. McGovern es va allistar com a pilot de guerra en la Segona Guerra Mundial, i per les seves gestes va ser condecorat.. Va ser congressista i senador dels Estats Units els anys , i , així com candidat presidencial demòcrata durant l'elecció presidencial de , que va perdre davant el president en funcions Richard Nixon.. McGovern ha estat probablement Mort: 21 octubre (90 anys), Sioux Falls .


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