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Former Presidential Candidates Speak at Law Center

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Two groundbreaking former United States presidential candidates – George McGovern and John Anderson – participated in presentation on March 26 at NSU’s Shepard Broad Law Center.

McGovern and Anderson spoke and answered questions on their careers in politics and beyond at the event titled “Turning the Inside Out: A Conversation with George McGovern and John Anderson.” Following the discussion, McGovern held a signing of his recently released book Abraham Lincoln.

McGovern is a former United States representative, senator and Democratic presidential nominee. He ran against incumbent Richard Nixon in the 1972 presidential election. As a decorated World War II combat veteran, McGovern was noted for his opposition to the Vietnam War.

He has been a long-time advocate for ensuring nutrition and food security as a means to fight poverty. McGovern was appointed United Nations Ambassador on World Hunger in 2001. In 2008, he and Senator Bob Dole were named 2008 World Food Prize Laureates for their work to promote school-feeding programs globally.

Anderson is a former United States congressman and presidential candidate from Illinois. He was a U.S. representative from the 16th Congressional District of Illinois from 1961 to 1981. He served on the House Rules Committee and was chairman of the House Republican Conference. In 1980, Anderson ran as an independent candidate for president and received more than 6 million votes.

In 1987, Anderson joined the faculty at the Shepard Broad Law Center as a distinguished visiting professor and currently teaches Constitutional Decision Making and the Law of the Electoral Process. He is chair of the Center for Voting and Democracy and writes extensively about needed reforms to the electoral process. He has been a political reform leader and is the subject of an upcoming documentary project from the Shepard Broad Law Center entitled Turning the Inside Out: The John Anderson Story.