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Book Review

Terry: My Daughter’s Life and Death Struggle With Alcoholism

Matthew Owen Howard, Ph.D. and R. Dale Walker

Published: July 15, 1997

Article Abstract

Sometime after 8:30 p.m. on December 12, 1994, Teresa Jane ("Terry") McGovern stumbled out of the Crystal Corner Bar in Madison, Wisconsin, and fell among the garbage cans bordering the parking lot of a small print shop. Many who heard the news the following day, when her frozen corpse was finally identified, must have wondered how the daughter of a former U.S. Senator and presidential candidate could meet such an end at so young an age—perhaps the most mystified was her father, George McGovern.

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Volume: 58

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