It’s primary election day in Illinois (and Florida, Missouri, North Carolina, and Ohio), and we’re continuing our theme of interviews with and about presidential candidates

In March of 1975, former Minnesota senator Eugene McCarthy joined Studs in the studio to talk about his planned presidential candidacy for 1976.  He ran as an independent candidate for the Committee for a Constitutional Presidency, but withdrew from the election before the primaries.  Jimmy Carter would go on to win the election.

Studs doesn’t speak too much in this interview.  He asks some thoughtful questions and agrees with McCarthy now and again, but most of the program is McCarthy.   Continue reading →

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