" Tom Eagleton ": Senator from Missouri, Thomas Eagleton had, according to Wikipedia
"Between 1960 and 1966, checked himself into the hospital three times for physical and nervous exhaustion, receiving electroconvulsive therapy twice. He was also known to have suffered from depression."
Sen. George McGovern, running against Richard Nixon for President in 1972, had chosen Eagleton to be his Vice Presidential runnning mate; but when the issue of mental illness became public, he was dropped from the ticket.
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Wasn't this the kind of thing that started that whole "Watergate" episode?