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Eugene McCarthy: Politician, Peace Advocate, & Poet: Newspapers

Suggested Newspapers & Dates

Useful dates to search for Eugene McCarthy:

  • 1949-1959:  McCarthy served in the U.S. House of Representatives
  • 1959-1971:  McCarthy served in the U.S. Sentate
  • November 30, 1967: McCarthy declared presidential canidacy
  • August 26 to August 29, 1968: 1968 Democratic National Convention
  • 1976: McCarthy ran for president as an independent
  • December 10, 2005: Eugene McCarthy died in Woodville, Virginia

Useful newspapers to search:

  • Minneapolis Star
  • Minneapolis Tribune
  • St. Paul Dispatch
  • St. Paul Pioneer Press Dispatch


Newsboy distributing January 1937 Minneapolis Journal.

The Minnesota Historical Society holds the world's largest collection of Minnesota newspapers, with dates ranging from 1849 to the present day.

Past issues of most newspaper titles are available on microfilm in the MNHS library, but there is also digital access to select newspapers

Use the links to the left to search for newspapers available at MNHS and to search within digitized newspaper collections.   

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