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Eugene McCarthy, at 89; bookish senator who stunned Johnson's reelection effort

By Mark Feeney
Globe Staff / December 11, 2005

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Eugene McCarthy, whose antiwar campaign for the 1968 Democratic presidential nomination inspired thousands of college students to ''be clean for Gene" and then helped force President Lyndon B. Johnson out of the race, died yesterday in Washington, D.C. He was 89. (Full article: 1284 words)

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