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In this June 11, 2011 photo,  George McGovern, right, sits next to Andrew Young during the dedication of the Andrew Young Crossing monument in St. Augustine, Fla.  A family spokesman says, McGovern, the Democrat who lost to President Richard Nixon in 1972 in a historic landslide, has died at the age of 90. According to a spokesman,  McGovern died Sunday, Oct. 21, 2012 at a hospice in Sioux Falls, surrounded by family and friends. (AP Photo/The St. Augustine Record, Daron Dean)
Photo by: Daron Dean
In this June 11, 2011 photo, George McGovern, right, sits next to Andrew Young during the dedication of the Andrew Young Crossing monument in St. Augustine, Fla. A family spokesman says, McGovern, the Democrat who lost to President Richard Nixon in 1972 in a historic landslide, has died at the age of 90. According to a spokesman, McGovern died Sunday, Oct. 21, 2012 at a hospice in Sioux Falls, surrounded by family and friends. (AP Photo/The St. Augustine Record, Daron Dean)

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