In ’72 when McGovern campaigned in Rochester before Nixon’s landslide victory

In keeping with the Presidents Visits/Campaign series (FULL SERIES AT END), on September 22nd, 1972, South Dakota Senator and Democratic presidential nominee George McGovern campaigned in Rochester.  In 1968, candidate Richard Nixon won a razor thin victory over Democrat Vice President Humphrey.  In November 1972, President Nixon defeated McGovern by the largest popular vote margin … Continue reading In ’72 when McGovern campaigned in Rochester before Nixon’s landslide victory