By Tammy Walhof and Cathy Brechtelsbauer on October 22, 2012
© Star Tribune
Sen. McGovern was one of the best champions for ending hunger in our lifetimes. One of his biggest accomplishments was recruiting Sen. Bob Dole and other partners, recognizing that hunger is not (and should never be) a partisan issue.
By urging Congress to create a circle of protection around domestic nutrition programs, foreign assistance antipoverty programs, and food aid programs, we're continuing his legacy and preventing his work from being undone.
The writers organize and coordinate for the organization Bread for the World.