America Prepares to Say Farewell to a Liberal Lion
Posted on Oct 19, 2012
With George McGovern, the former U.S. senator and Democratic challenger to Richard Nixon in the 1972 presidential election, in hospice care, “Democracy Now!” airs footage from the 2005 documentary “One Bright Shining Moment: The Forgotten Summer of George McGovern.”
A spokesperson for the family confirmed that the 90-year-old McGovern is no longer responsive. He entered hospice care in his home state of South Dakota on Monday, suffering from a combination of age-related conditions that have progressed in recent months.
—Posted by Alexander Reed Kelly.