George McGovern Reading Room

George McGovern’s death on Oct. 21, 2012, unleashed an avalanche of media coverage and commentary on his life and legacy. Following are links to some of that coverage.

Hometown newspaper coverage

The Daily Republic’s “George McGovern” tag page
http://www.mitchellrepublic.com/event/tag/tag/george%20mcgovern/

General tributes

Prairie Democrat
http://www.weeklystandard.com/articles/prairie-democrat_657913.html

George McGovern, American
http://articles.nydailynews.com/2012-10-23/news/34686422_1_george-mcgovern-primary-system-hubert-humphrey

Column: George McGovern a man of deep principle
http://www.usatoday.com/story/opinion/2012/10/23/george-mcgovern-nixon-president/1650579/

George McGovern’s Legacy: From Liberalism to Feeding the Hungry
http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/george-mcgoverns-legacy-liberalism-feeding-hungry/story?id=17529541#.UJEvk8XA_ng

George McGovern was the most honorable politician I have ever known
http://www.foxnews.com/opinion/2012/10/23/george-mcgovern-was-most-honorable-politician-have-ever-known/#ixzz2AsxDD6RE

Remembering George McGovern
http://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/remembering-george-mcgovern/2012/10/23/894c5130-1c4e-11e2-8817-41b9a7aaabc7_story.html

Remember and Thank George McGovern
http://www.thenation.com/article/170791/remember-and-thank-george-mcgovern#

McGovern ’72: An Oral History
http://www.vanityfair.com/politics/2012/11/george-mcgovern-richard-nixon-election

Hunger

McGovern’s legacy is anti-hunger advocacy
http://www.agweek.com/event/article/id/20207/

George McGovern And The Social Gospel Movement To End Hunger
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/chris-herlinger/george-mcgovern-social-gospel-end-hunger_b_2000868.html

George McGovern: A Friend To The Hungry
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/10/23/george-mcgovern-a-friend-to-the-hungry_n_2003821.html

Criticism

Phil Power: McGovern’s political legacy turns sour
http://www.mlive.com/politics/index.ssf/2012/10/phil_power_mcgoverns_political.html

Democratic Party impact

Commentary: How George McGovern shaped Obama’s Democratic Party
http://www.kansascity.com/2012/10/28/3881080/commentary-how-george-mcgovern.html

Foreign policy

Will: Has America finally heard George McGovern’s call to ‘come home’?
http://www.newsday.com/opinion/will-has-america-finally-heard-george-mcgovern-s-call-to-come-home-1.4144706

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