前美国参议员. 迈克·格拉维尔死于 91

前美国参议员. 迈克·格拉维尔, 一位阿拉斯加民主党人通过将五角大楼文件读入国会记录而获得全国关注,并两次竞选总统失败, 已经去世了 91.

The Gravel Institute, a progressive think tank founded by the former senator, confirmed his death in a 鸣叫 星期日.
We are sad to announce that Senator Mike Gravel passed away peacefully, surrounded by family, at his home in Seaside, 加利福尼亚州. 他是 91, and had lived the fullest live (原文如此) anyone could have ever wanted. We will miss him every day,” the institute said.
    Born May 13, 1930, in Springfield, 马萨诸塞州, Gravel served in the US Army as an adjutant in the Communications Intelligence Service in Germany and a special agent in the Counter Intelligence Corps in France from 1951 至 1954, 根据一个 biography on his website. After his time in the military, Gravel graduated from Columbia University in 1956 with a Bachelor of Science degree in economics.
      He served in the Alaska House of Representatives from 1963 至 1966 where he was elected state House Speaker in 1965. Gravel was elected to Congress in 1968, where he served as a senator from 1969 至 1981.
        在 1971, Gravel gained nationwide attention after he read portions of the Pentagon Papers, a collection of leaked top-secret information about the Vietnam War, into the Congressional Record in an effort to end the war. The documents showed that senior leaders, including several presidents, believed​ the war was unwinnable, and that the government had misled Congress and the public about its progress.
          He launched an unsuccessful bid for the presidency as a Democrat in 2006, and later, after ending his campaign, announced he would switch to the libertarian party. After a failed long-shot campaign for the presidency in 2019, 他 endorsed Vermont Sen. 伯尼·桑德斯.
            Gravel was also founder and chairman​ of the nonprofit Democracy Foundation.

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