Topic: Eugene McCarthy
Former US Senator George McGovern was a war hero who inspired many in his opposition to the Vietnam War. Always a proud liberal, he was crushed in his 1972 challenge to Richard Nixon.
The GOP presidential candidates debate Tuesday night at Dartmouth College in Hanover, N.H. But the state's signature brand of retail politics favors more-intimate gatherings.
10/11/2011 12:02 pm
British historian Dominic Sandbrook takes an engaging look at the US in the 1970s, seeking for connections between an era of lagging American self-confidence and the rise of today's right wing.
02/15/2011 06:15 am