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  • George McGovern, pacifist who wanted to bomb Auschwitz dies at 90

    October 24, 2012 | 11:15 am

    George McGovern is widely remembered for advocating immediate American withdrawal from Vietnam and sharp reductions in defense spending. Yet despite his reputation as a pacifist, the former United States senator and 1972 presidential candidate, who died Sunday at 90, did believe...

  • George McGovern, former U.S. senator and presidential candidate, dies

    October 22, 2012 | 8:07 am

    George McGovern, a former U.S. senator and presidential candidate who said the U.S. government sometimes "bowed to pressure" from a powerful Israel lobby, has died.

    McGovern died Sunday in hospice care in Sioux Falls, S.D. He was 90.

    A three-term U.S. senator from South Dakota,...

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