FILE - In this Jan. 24, 1961 file photo, President John F Kennedy talks, with George McGovern, right, a special presidential assistant who also is director of the Food for Peace program, at the White House in Washington. A family spokesman said he passed away peacefully, surrounded by family and life-long friends early Sunday morning Oct. 21, 2012. He was 90. (AP Photo, File)
Gallery: Remembering George McGovern
Oct. 21, 2012 @ 08:36 AM
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — George McGovern, former presidential candidate and longtime senator from South Dakota, died at 5:15 a.m. local time Sunday at a Sioux Falls hospice, surrounded by family and lifelong friends, family spokesman Steve Hildebrand told The Associated Press. McGovern was 90.