Sen. George McGovern (D-S.D.) talks to Glorida Steinem in Miami Beach, Fla.

FILE — Sen. George McGovern (D-S.D.), who was campaigning as the Democratic presidential nominee, talks to Glorida Steinem, a feminist political activist, after he addressed the Women’s National Political Caucus at the Democratic National Convenion in Miami Beach, Fla., July 10, 1972. McGovern, who won the Democratic Party’s presidential nomination in 1972 and who was then trounced by President Richard M. Nixon in the general election, died early Sunday, Oct. 21, 2012, in Sioux Falls, S.D. He was 90. (George Tames/The New York Times)

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