Eugene McCarthy’s 1968 Primary Run Against LBJ and RFK

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In the interview with Chris Matthews, we reference his entry into the 1968 primary. McCarthy’s shocking near-win in the New Hampshire primary against an incumbent President shocked politics, and was a factor in LBJ not running for re-election. Robert Kennedy then entered the race. But when he entered the race, Eugene McCarthy who had initially taken up the cause, did not leave. That story in this episode.