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George McGovern was the Democratic Party’s presidential nominee in 1972, and since 1998 has served as the U.S. Representative to the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization. In his new book, he talks about the continuing problem of hunger around the world – what it’s costing us in financial and humanitarian terms, and what it will take to fix it.
- George McGovern former U.S. senator from South Dakota and former presidential candidate.
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