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The long shot: George McGovern runs for President

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Published by Norton in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • McGovern, George S. 1922-,
    • Presidents -- United States -- Election -- 1972

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[by] Gordon L. Weil.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE859 .W44
      The Physical Object
      Pagination253 p.
      Number of Pages253
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5415105M
      ISBN 100393054985
      LC Control Number73006856

        In George H. W. Bush, himself a sitting vice president, tried to make history by placing the first-ever baby boomer on a national ticket: a boyish, year-old senator from Indiana named Dan Quayle who, under relentless media attack, became more of a punchline than an asset.


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The South Dakota senator, a proverbial long shot for his party's nomination, had overcome overwhelming odds in the primaries by leading an insurgency that threatened to overturn party control long held by urban bosses, organized labor, and traditional party leaders whose cold war mentality had enmeshed the United States in Vietnam.

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