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  2. Eugene McCarthy | Biography & Facts | Britannica

    Eugene McCarthy, in full Eugene Joseph McCarthy, also called Eugene J. McCarthy, (born March 29, 1916, Watkins, Minnesota, U.S.—died December 10, 2005, Washington, D.C.), U.S. senator, whose entry into the 1968 race for the Democratic presidential nomination ultimately led President Lyndon B. Johnson to drop his bid for reelection.

  3. Eugene McCarthy - Wikipedia

    Eugene Joseph McCarthy (March 29, 1916 – December 10, 2005) was an American politician, writer, and academic from Minnesota. He served in the United States House of Representatives from 1949 to 1959 and the United States Senate from 1959 to 1971. McCarthy sought the Democratic presidential nomination in the 1968 election, challenging incumbent Lyndon B. Johnson on an anti– Vietnam War platform.

  4. Eugene McCarthy | American Experience | Official Site | PBS

    McCarthy entered politics in 1948, when he was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives on Minnesota's Democratic-Farmer-Labor ticket. Handsome and highly intelligent, over the next ten years ...

  5. Eugene McCarthy - Vietnam War

    Eugene McCarthy (1916-2005) was an American politician, presidential candidate and critic of the Vietnam War. His opposition to the war split the Democratic party and helped end the presidency of Lyndon Johnson. Born in rural Minnesota, the son of a postmaster, McCarthy was educated in Catholic schools and proved an excellent student, interested in literature and history.

  6. Eugene McCarthy Biography - Childhood, Life Achievements &...

    Eugene McCarthy was an American politician who served as the United States Senator from Minnesota for several years. He is best remembered for being the first candidate to challenge incumbent Lyndon B. Johnson for the Democratic nomination for President of the United States in the 1968 presidential election which eventually led to Johnson's decision to withdraw from the race.

  7. Who Was Senator Gene McCarthy & What Did He Believe?

    Senator McCarthy speaks on his views of globalism, multinational corporations, and protectionism in the United States. Regarding world economy, Senator McCarthy believes multi-national and international companies are much harder to keep track of. He suggests that we are close to the final and most dangerous stage of capitalism.

  8. Former Sen. Eugene McCarthy Dies - CBS News

    Former Minnesota Sen. Eugene J. McCarthy, whose insurgent campaign toppled a sitting president in 1968 and forced the Democratic Party to take seriously his message against the Vietnam War, died ...

  9. Eugene McCarthy 1968 presidential campaign - Wikipedia

    The 1968 presidential campaign of Eugene McCarthy was launched by United States Senator Eugene McCarthy of Minnesota in the latter part of 1967 to vie for the 1968 Democratic Party nomination for president of the United States. The focus of his campaign was his support for a swift end to the Vietnam War through a withdrawal of American forces. The campaign appealed to youths who were tired of the establishment and dissatisfied with government.

  10. Eugene McCarthy - IMDb

    See rank. Eugene McCarthy, the U.S. Senator from Minnesota whose maverick anti-war Presidential campaign in 1968 toppled Lyndon B. 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.

  11. Eugene McCarthy - IMDb

    Eugene McCarthy was born on 18 September 1959 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA. He is an actor, known for Mortal Kombat (1995), In Time (2011) and Bubble Boy (2001). He was previously married to Carla Fry. Born September 18, 1959.