Chris Hedges on George McGovern
"McGovern: He Never Sold His Soul" -- The history books will tell you Richard Nixon won the 1972 election, that George McGovern went down to the worst defeat of any presidential candidate in history. But those who write history do not take into account the moral or the good, what is right or what is wrong, what endures and what does not.
"Truthdigger of the Week: George McGovern" -- Certain people throughout history are destined, at least in the short term, to become synonymous with lost causes. This strengthens rather than diminishes the principles by which they lived. Update: George McGovern died in Sioux Falls, S.D., on Sunday morning.
"Tribute: Sen. George McGovern on the Presidency From Lincoln to Obama" -- After the former U.S. senator's death on Sunday morning, we look back at a 2009 conversation between him and Truthdig Editor-in-Chief Robert Scheer.