FILE - In this Jan. 25, 1971 file photo, U.S. Sen. George McGovern makes a speech at the University of the Pacific at Stockton, Calif. A family spokesman says, McGovern, the Democrat who lost to President Richard Nixon in 1972 in a historic landslide, has died at the age of 90. According to a spokesman, McGovern died Sunday, Oct. 21, 2012 at a hospice in Sioux Falls, surrounded by family and friends. (AP Photo/Walt Zeboski, File)On Sunday, Yahoo News asked Americans for their memories and appreciations of George McGovern, the former presidential candidate and anti-war advocate, who died Sunday at 90. Here are excerpts from submissions we received.

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