Who was George McGovern ?

Who was George McGovern ?

In the 1972 election, McGovern ran on a platform of ending the Vietnam War, instituting a guaranteed minimum income for all Americans, and ratifying the Equal Rights Amendment. He was called Candidate of 3A –acid, amnesty, and abortion. He suppored all three. In his campaign he called USA the most dangerous country on erth His manager was Gary Hart. Between difficulties with his running-mate, Thomas Eagleton (whom he eventually dropped and replaced with Sargent Shriver), and the Republicans’ successful campaign to paint him as unacceptably radical, he suffered a 60% - 38% defeat to Richard Nixon — at the time the second biggest landslide in American history, losing in the Electoral College 520 to 17(49 states to 1). McGovern failed to win his home state.
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