mcgovern-banner.jpg

SDPB Television: George McGovern In His Own Words

South Dakota Public Broadcasting had many opportunities to talk with Sen. McGovern about his life as a minister, pilot, professor, presidential candidate and author. We invite you to watch and listen as he shares his experiences and wisdom In His Own Words.

SDPB Radio: Dakota Midday Remembers Senator George McGovern, Oct. 22, 2012.
Guests include Matt McGovern; Donald Simmons, Executive Director of the George and Eleanor McGovern Center for Leadership and Public Service; and Ted Munster, USD Foundation.

SDPB Radio, News Report: Senator George McGovern Dies in Sioux Falls

More:

Video: "Dedication of the McGovern Library and Center for Public Service and Leadership" (1:58:03) Keynote address by former President Bill Clinton. Other speakers: Mike Rounds, Tim Johnson, John Thune, Stephanie Herseth-Sandlin, Tom Daschle, Al Neuharth
Oct. 7, 2006.

Audio version of the libary dedication: Listen or download audio file.

 "World Hunger Forum" (Audio, 56:05)
Featured speakers include George McGovern, Catherine Bertini, Jeffrey Sachs
Oct. 6, 2006. Listen or download.

Senator George McGovern was the guest of the Friends of Public Broadcasting at the Journey Museum in August 2007 and spoke to a special reception leading up to the broadcast of Ken Burns ground breaking film "The War". McGovern talks about his experience during WWII; From learning of the attack on Pearl Harbor through the extraordinary events surrounding his final mission as a bomber pilot … events that remained unresolved for nearly 20 years. http://www.dakotastories.org/homefront/Independent/McGovern.html

From PBS News Hour: McGovern, Goldwater On Divisive Politics and the '88 Election
On Oct. 13, 1988, only weeks before the presidential election of George H.W. Bush over Michael Dukakis, former Sens. George McGovern and Barry Goldwater dropped by the MacNeil/Lehrer Report to discuss the state of the race, the divisive politics of their parties and the legacy of conservatism and liberalism.

From PBS News Hour: Shields and Brooks on The Legacy of George McGovern.
Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks discuss the week's top political news, including how Mitt Romney and President Obama fared in the second presidential debate, the political fight for key demographic groups and the long career and legacy of George McGovern.

George McGovern leaves behind a legacy of conviction and courage on the issues of poverty and ending hunger domestically and internationally, former Sen. Gary Hart told NewsHour Senior Correspondent Judy Woodruff Monday night. http://www.pbs.org/newshour/rundown/2012/10/gary-hart-mcgovern-man-of-great-convictions.html

YouTube Video: McGovern's Concession Speech, 1972 Presidential Election


SDPB Magazine Cover

SDPB Magazine is a benefit of membership in Friends of SDPB. Your donation helps pay for programs you see and hear. Become a member today. http://www.sdpb.org/donate/