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Fri Oct 25, 2013, 08:35 PM

1972 McGovern campaign, what would you have done ? [View all]

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I really don't know. My guess is that we DU'ers (if there had been a DU in 1972) would have eagerly voted for him. Was there any way in 1972 that McGovern could have won, or did the political zeitgeist doom him ? My dad voted for McGovern, but my brother and I were both too young. My brother was able to vote the first time in 1973 and 1976 for me. My first proud vote was for Jimmy Carter.

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