U.S. Library of Congress

George McGovern

A photo of George McGovern in 1972, the year he was the Democratic nominee for U.S. president. McGovern turned 50 years old that year. He lost to incumbent President Richard Nixon in a landslide, carrying only Massachusetts and the District of Columbia.

Photo by Warren K. Leffler, via the U.S. Library of Congress.

See our biography of George McGovern