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 Prayer Service
 

George McGovern Prayer Service
October 25, 2012:
KELO Coverage

Prayer Service (CC)

 

 Funeral Service
 

October 26, 2012:
George McGovern Prayer Service

October 26, 2012:
KELO Coverage

 

Public Service Timeline

1943: B-24 bomber pilot in World War II

1956: Elected to Congress and reelected in 1958

1960: Named first director of the Food for Peace Program and Special Assistant to the President by President John F. Kennedy

1962: Elected to the U.S. Senate

1968: Reelected to U.S. Senate

1972: Democratic Party nominee for president; lost to Richard Nixon

1974: Reelected to U.S. Senate

1976: Named United Nations delegate to General Assembly

1978: Named United Nations delegate for Special Session on Disarmament

1991 to 1998: Served as president of Middle East Policy Council

2001: Appointed first U.N. global ambassador on hunger

Source: McGovern Center

 

George McGovern died Sunday, October 21, 2012, at the age of 90 after what his family says was a "long, successful and productive life advocating for the hungry, being a progressive voice for millions and fighting for peace." 

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