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“The Watchers” is a film adaptation of the 2022 book of the same name by A.M. Shine.
Review: “The Watchers”
Published June 13, 2024

Wellstone Biography

.Born: July 21, 1944

Family: Married Sheila Ison in 1963, with whom he has had three children, David, Marcia and Mark

Education: B.A. and Ph.D. in political science at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Hobbies: Was a champion wrestler while at Chapel Hill, earning many accolades and honors

Career: He first taught political science as a graduate student at North Carolina. Wellstone became a political science professor at Carleton College in Northfield, Minn., in 1969 and continued teaching there for 21 years. In 1990 he ran as a Democrat underdog for the United States Senate seat and defeated the incumbent Sen. Rudy Boschwitz. A fiery and liberal Senator, Wellstone was campaigning for his third term when he died.

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