Author Archives: Steve Eugster
Robert Kennedy and Eugene McCarthy — Information about the views of Robert Kennedy concerning Eugene McCarthy may be found in In His Own Right: The Political Odyssey of Senator Robert F. Kennedy, by Joseph A. Palermo. (2002). See chapter,“The Hottest Place … Continue reading
Senator McCarthy had a purpose in running for president again and again, During the presidential campaign 1992 quoting Plutarch, the ancient Greek historian he said: ”They are wrong who think that politics is like an ocean voyage or military campaign, … Continue reading
Every now and then, when entertaining myself with facts about Gene McCarthy, I come across a hint or two that he liked to talk and drink whiskey with his friends. I did not have much luck trying to figure what … Continue reading
Senator McCarthy, in politics, was a poet. Think about that. I know him as a person who wrote poetry. This is not right, it is not enough. As I learn more and think more of my fellow Minnesotan, I realize … Continue reading
Peter Montgomery, Eugene McCarthy (March 29, 1916, Minnesota – December 10, 2005, Washington, DC), Beltway Poetry Quarterly. This a fine article about Senator McCarthy. The exact date could not be found. Maybe digging for it later will prove useful. There … Continue reading
Is there much to say today? I think so. In the past several days, a young man stepped forward and disclosed a massive personal fact gathering program and institution of the United States government. Every communication is open to surveillance. … Continue reading
This is the image of Senator McCarthy I carry most often in my memory.