FILE - In this Oct. 4, 1972, file photo, George McGovern speaks to the drug and hospital union delegate assembly, local 1199 at the National Maritime Union Hall in New York. A family spokesman said he passed away peacefully, surrounded by family and life-long friends at early Sunday morning Oct. 21, 2012. He was 90. (AP Photo/Bob Daugherty, 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.