That's The Ticket:
A Parade of Presidential Elections
|Presidential candidate:||RICHARD NIXON, President|
|VP candidate:||SPIRO AGNEW, Vice President|
|Popular votes:||47,169,911 (60.7%)|
|Presidential candidate:||George McGovern, South Dakota Senator|
|VP candidate:||Sargent Shriver, former Ambassador to France|
|Popular votes:||29,170,383 (37.5%)|
- Nixon emphasized his accomplishments in foreign policy and domestic initiatives.
- McGovern criticized Nixon's failure to end the Vietnam War.
- McGovern's campaign was harmed when his original running mate, Thomas Eagleton, was replaced following reports of Eagleton's previous treatments for nervous exhaustion.