Skip to main content

About your Search

20090604
20171021
DATE
2017 5
LANGUAGE
Search Results 0 to 4 of about 5 (some duplicates have been removed)
name is mcgovern that i'm related to george mcgovern, who was the senator from south dakota who ran for president in 1972. and while i worked as an intern in his office in the senate when i was in college and he became one of my dearest friends in the world and a great inspiration, we're not related. and i say that because when i was getting a coffee in the lobby, somebody in this room came up to me and told me they were long time supporters of my dad. and they seemed a little shocked when i said, thank you, my dad owns a liquor store in worcester, massachusetts, and i hope you'll keep on supporting him. so i thought i should just clear the air on that. look, you know, i welcome the opportunity to talk about the issue of hunger and food and security in this country and around the world, because i think it is an important issue. and it's one of those issues that is maddening, because it's solvable. i tell people all the time that hunger is a political condition. we have the money, we have the resources, we have the infrastructure, we have the brain power, we have everything. but we don't
outset that sometimes people think because my name is mcgovern that i'm related to george mcgovern from the senator from south dakota who iran for president in 1972, and while i worked as an intern in his office in the senate during college and he became a good friend and a good inspiration, we are not related. i say that because i was getting a copy in the lobby and somebody came up to me and told me they were longtime supporters of my dad. [laughter] they seemed a little shocked when i said thank you but my dad owned a liquor store in massachusetts. i hope you'll keep supporting him. [laughter] i thought i should clear the air on that. look, i welcome the opportunity to talk about the issue of hunger and food insecurity in this country and around the world. it's an important issue. it's one of those issues that is maddening because it's solvable. i tell people all the time that hunger is a political condition. we have the money, the resources, the infrastructure, the brainpower, we have everything we don't have the political will. i have a tough time grasping why that is the case. we
Search Results 0 to 4 of about 5 (some duplicates have been removed)