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Eagleton Withdraws Nomination for Vice Presidency

On July 31, 1972, at a Washington press conference, Sen. Thomas Eagleton announces his withdrawal as McGovern's running mate on the Democratic ticket. A news leak of prior psychiatric treatments led to his decision to drop out of the campaign.

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    On July 31, 1972, at a Washington press conference, Sen. Thomas Eagleton announces his withdrawal as McGovern's running mate on the Democratic ticket. A news leak of prior psychiatric treatments led to his decision to drop out of the campaign.

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