McGovern, George S. (George
George S. McGovern Papers
1939-1984 (mostly 1968-1979)
838 linear feet, in 943 boxes
George Stanley McGovern was a Congressman (1957-1961), a U.S. Senator
(1963-1981), and a Democratic presidential nominee known for his strong liberal
stance, particularly during the Vietnam War. This collection contains legislation
files, campaign materials, correspondence, speech texts, schedules and invitations,
travel files, patronage files, subject files, photographs, and audiovisual materials
documenting McGovern's activities in the House of Representatives and in the U.S.
Senate, as well as his time as Director of Food for Peace.