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  • FILE - In this Sept. 3, 2010 file photo, author Joe McGinniss, who is working on a book on former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, poses for a photograph at the home he's renting next to Palin's home in Wasilla, Alaska.  McGinniss, the adventurous and news-making author and reporter who skewered the marketing of Richard Nixon in "The Selling of the President 1968" and tracked his personal journey from sympathizer to scourge of convicted killer Jeffrey MacDonald in the blockbuster "Fatal Vision," died Monday, March 10, 2014, at age 71. McGinniss, who announced in 2013 that he had been diagnosed with inoperable prostate cancer, died from complications related to his disease.  (AP Photo/Dan Joling, file)

    'Fatal Vision' author Joe McGinniss dies at age 71

    Joe McGinniss wasn't one to let a story tell itself.


  • FILE - In this Sept. 3, 2010 file photo, author Joe McGinniss, who is working on a book on former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, poses for a photograph at the home he's renting next to Palin's home in Wasilla, Alaska.  McGinniss, the adventurous and news-making author and reporter who skewered the marketing of Richard Nixon in "The Selling of the President 1968" and tracked his personal journey from sympathizer to scourge of convicted killer Jeffrey MacDonald in the blockbuster "Fatal Vision," died Monday, March 10, 2014, at age 71. McGinniss, who announced in 2013 that he had been diagnosed with inoperable prostate cancer, died from complications related to his disease.  (AP Photo/Dan Joling, file)

    'Fatal Vision' author Joe McGinniss dies at age 71

    Joe McGinniss wasn't one to let a story tell itself.


  • McGovern candidacy a cultural landmark

    Abbie Hoffman sobbed that fateful night at the downtown Manhattan apartment of fellow activist Jerry Rubin. So did Rubin and Allen Ginsberg. John Lennon was drunk, and out of control, shouting "Up the Revolution!" in mock celebration of a dream defeated.


  • Actor Warren Beatty, one of the many stars who campaigned for Sen. George McGovern in 1972, stands outside the South Dakota senator's headquarters in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Associated Press)

    McGovern’s anti-war candidacy was a cultural landmark

    Abbie Hoffman sobbed that fateful night at the downtown Manhattan apartment of fellow activist Jerry Rubin. So did Rubin and Allen Ginsberg. John Lennon was drunk, and out of control, shouting "Up the Revolution!" in mock celebration of a dream defeated.


  • McGovern anti-war candidacy a US cultural landmark

    Abbie Hoffman sobbed that fateful night at the Manhattan apartment of fellow activist Jerry Rubin. So did Rubin and Allen Ginsberg. John Lennon was drunk, and out of control, shouting "Up the Revolution!" in mock celebration of a dream defeated.


  • Former Sen. George McGovern delivers remarks at the National World War II Museum in New Orleans in 2009. (AP Photo/Bill Haber)

    Ex-Sen. George McGovern dies in S.D. at age 90

    Former South Dakota Sen. George S. McGovern, a lion of liberal causes in U.S. politics for more than a half-century whose loss in the 1972 presidential race to Richard Nixon would have profound consequences for the course of American politics, died Sunday morning at a hospice in Sioux Falls, S.D., at the age of 90.


  • Tommy James helps celebrate what would have been the centennial birthday of Hubert H. Humphrey this weekend. The iconic rocker of the Shondells fame became friends with the 1968 presidential candidate during a campaign event.

    Inside the Beltway

    "There's an incredible feeling of helplessness when you vote now. The political parties seem to have the same agenda, and I can't think of any legislation that was made in the interest of the citizens lately. I think America is on a course to an internationalism we've never known. They call it many things. New world order, planetary government. We're pretty much global as it is," Tommy James tells Inside the Beltway.


  • Republicans grab majority in both Minnesota houses

    How big a year was it for Minnesota's Republicans? Let's just say that if Ronald Reagan had been on the ballot Tuesday, he might have finally carried the state.


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