Summary: In the first Democratic primary race of 1972, the early frontrunner slips, while the long shot candidate George McGovern breaks out, amid skullduggery by President Nixon.

Episode Bibliography




Historical speeches, news footage, and other archival tape excerpted in the episode were gathered from:

  • Dakota Wesleyan University

  • Muskie Archives at Bates College

  • National Archives

  • New Hampshire Institute of Politics

  • New York City Municipal Archives

  • Vanderbilt Television News Archive

  • YouTube