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Eugene McCarthy (Eugene Joseph McCarthy)

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Biography

Watkins, Minnesota, USA
Eugene McCarthy, the U.S. Senator from Minnesota whose maverick anti-war Presidential campaign in 1968 toppled Lyndon Johnson from power, was born on March 29, 1916, in the small town of Watkins, Minnesota. He took degrees from St. John's University (Collegeville, Minnesota) and the University of Minnesota before becoming a teacher. After a stint as a civilian War Department employee during World War II, he became a college economics and sociology professor. A omen Catholic deeply committed to social justice, he spent a year in a monastery. Eventually, he turned to politics.

McCarthy served 10 years in the U.S. Read more...

Actor

Character: Himself - Campaigning

JFK 1991

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Character: Himself

1968 2014

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Character: Himself

Hearts and Minds 1974

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Character: Himself

1968 with Tom Brokaw 2007

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Character: Himself - Speech in Wisconsin

The War at Home 1979

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