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Eugene McCarthy: A Poet Who Took On the War

The election that made him famous, he didn't win; Lyndon Johnson did, 49% to 42%, in New Hampshire's 1968 Democratic presidential primary. But EUGENE MCCARTHY,...

INDEPENDENTS: Will Gene Be the Spoiler?

If nothing else, Eugene McCarthy is having a bit of fun running for the presidency as an independent. Earlier this month, for example, the former Democratic...

The Nation: Will McCarthy Matter?

When Eugene McCarthy joined forces with Lester Maddox last week in an attempt to gain inclusion in the crucial TV debates between President Ford and Jimmy...

Interview with Eugene McCARTHY: Clean Gene Is At It Again

Twenty years ago, the Minnesota Senator mobilized the forces of antiwar protest by daring to challenge President Lyndon Johnson. His candidacy then was an odd...

The Nation: In McCarthy's Tribe

Eugene McCarthy possesses a deeply cultivated sense of poetic political whimsy. Last week on the Op-Ed page of the New York Times, he addressed himself to the...

Opinion: Explaining McCarthy

Writers cannot shake their fascination with Eugene McCarthy, the moody Minnesotan who had the courage to challenge his party's President, then seemingly...

Democrats: McCarthy in Limbo

For a short time, he had seemed to stand near the focal point of American political life, but now Senator Eugene McCarthy is seeking the periphery. Since his...

Nation: On Thin Ice

From the moment he first set foot in New Hampshire in his quixotic quest of the presidency, Minnesota's Democratic Senator Eugene McCarthy has been about as...

Democrats: McCarthy's Future

In the months since Eugene McCarthy's campaign for the presidency, Washington has been alive with rumors about the Minnesota Senator's political and personal...

Democrats: Oh Come All Ye True Doves

In his own version of the twelve days of Christmas, Eugene McCarthy racked up one campaign manager, two college triumphs, three promising states, four yeasty...

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