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Eugene J. McCarthy

Date of Birth:
March 29, 1916

Date of Death:
December 10, 2005

Nationality:
American

Quote count:
13

Times favorited:
2

Eugene Joseph "Gene" McCarthy was an American politician and a long-time member of the United States Congress from Minnesota. He served in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1949 to 1959 and the U.S. Senate from 1959 to 1971.

In the 1968 presidential election, McCarthy unsuccessfully sought the Democratic nomination for president of the United States to succeed incumbent Lyndon B. Johnson on an anti-Vietnam War platform. He would unsuccessfully seek the presidency five times altogether. In 1980, he endorsed Ronald Reagan for the presidency.



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