FILE - In this July 30, 1971 file photo, Sen. George McGovern gestures during his keynote address at the National Welfare Rights Organization convention at Brown University in Providen

 

              FILE - In this July 30, 1971 file photo, Sen. George McGovern gestures during his keynote address at the National Welfare Rights Organization convention at Brown University in  Providen
FILE - In this July 30, 1971 file photo, Sen. George McGovern gestures during his keynote address at the National Welfare Rights Organization convention at Brown University in Providence, R.I. A family spokesman says, McGovern, the Democrat who lost to President Richard Nixon in 1972 in a historic landslide, has died at the age of 90. According to a spokesman, McGovern died Sunday, Oct. 21, 2012 at a hospice in Sioux Falls, surrounded by family and friends. (AP Photo/Bill Chaplis, File)