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George S. McGovern represented South Dakota in the United States Senate from 1963 to 1981 and was the Democratic nominee for president in 1972. He was a decorated bomber pilot in World War II, after which he earned his Ph.D. in American history and government at Northwestern University. A recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom, he lives in Mitchell, South Dakota.

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Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Lincoln, Abraham, -- 1809-1865.
Presidents -- United States -- Biography.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1861-1865.