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Eugene McCarthy

American politician


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From Wikipedia

Eugene Joseph McCarthy was an American politician and poet from Minnesota. He served in the United States House of Representatives from 1949 to 1959 and the United States Senate from 1959 to 1971. McCarthy sought the Democratic nomination in the 1968 presidential election, challenging incumbent Lyndon B. Johnson on an anti–Vietnam War platform. McCarthy sought the presidency five times, but never won.

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St. John's University

University in New York City, New York, United States

St. John's University

University of Minnesota

Public research university in Minneapolis and Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States