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1968: The Year That Rocked Our World

1968: Interview With Gary Hart

In 1967 Gary Hart returned to Denver from Washington, D.C., where he’d worked in the Department of the Interior since 1965. When Senator Robert F. Kennedy announced his presidential run, Hart went to work in the campaign, only to once again witness another in a series of what he calls “a virus of assassinations.” In 1972 he was campaign manager for Senator George McGovern’s unsuccessful presidential run; in 1988, after two terms as senator from Colorado, Hart’s own presidential campaign self-destructed. The author of more than a dozen nonfiction books and four novels, Hart, 71, is now a distinguished fellow of the New America Foundation, the Wirth Chair professor at the University of Colorado at Denver, and chair of both the Council for a Livable World and the American Security Project. In December, an environmental group for which he serves on the board of advisers introduced the newly formed Presidential Climate Action Plan—what Time magazine calls “an ambitious to-do list for the next administration.” … Back to Article

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