"Address to faculty and students, discussing current political and social issues"



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48 minutes


McGovern, a U.S. Senator, was the Democratic nominee for President in the 1972 election. Senator McGovern had previously been a history professor at Dakota Wesleyan University and the U.S. Representative for South Dakota. Kay Corbett (PSU administrator), Robert Straub (former State Treasurer and future Governor of Oregon) and Blaine Whipple (real estate broker and Democratic activist in Portland, OR) also spoke. In his address, Senator McGovern expresses his thoughts on he direction that the United States should take in the 1970s.

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United States -- Politics and government

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