McGovern Visit 1970

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US Senator George S. McGovern Democrat from South Dakota visited Modesto, California to hold a Hearings of the US Senate select committee on nutrition and human needs on March 23, 1970.  Hearing subject was the Modesto Board of Education’s decision to withdraw from the National School Lunch Program.  Over 200 persons crowed into the King-Kennedy Memorial Center on Modesto’s West Side to hear different viewpoints.  After the hearing Local Democrats sponsored a lunch for the Senator.  Behind Senator McGovern is Albion Fenderson former first vice president Gallo Wine who died May 23, 2010 and on the far right is former federal judge Frank C. Damarell Jr.   Photo By Al Golub
Al Golub, Golub Photography