Monthly Archives: March 2012

Engagement, Becoming a Novitiate

Gene McCarthy asked Abigail Quigley to be in his wife in January 1938.  He was 22, she about 23.  Their marriage did not come about soon.  In March of 1942 he became a novitiate of the Benedictine order at St. … Continue reading

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Ralph Nader on the Passing of Gene McCarthy

Statement by Ralph Nader on the Passing of Senator Eugene McCarthy Independent candidates and the American people are indebted to former United States Senator and five-time presidential candidate, Eugene McCarthy, for his many attempts to make the election process for … Continue reading

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Senator Eugene J. McCarthy and Family: A dedication.

In the winter and spring of 1968 Senator Eugene Joseph McCarthy challenged President Lyndon Baines Johnson for the Democratic candidacy for the Presidency of the United States.  We were at war in Viet Nam.  Senator McCarthy sought to bring the war to … Continue reading

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