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Published October 29, 2012, 11:41 AM

McGovern's legacy is anti-hunger advocacy

Former Sen. George McGovern, D-S.D., who died Oct. 21, in a Sioux Falls, S.D., hospice at age 90, may go down in history for his anti-war activism and the presidential campaign he lost to President Richard Nixon in 1972. But his most enduring legacy is likely to be the domestic and international anti-hunger programs he helped establish while also aiding the nation’s farmers.

By: Jerry Hagstrom, Agweek

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