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Editorial | From the archives: July 14, 1982

The future of Kevin White

Editor’s note: This editorial first appeared in The Boston Globe on Wednesday, July 14, 1982.

Ten years ago this week, at the Democratic National Convention, he was the most important person in American politics - for about four hours. Kevin H. White, the mayor of Boston, was the first choice of Sen. George McGovern for the Democratic vice presidential nomination.

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