Alan Cranston

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Cranston in 1979

Alan MacGregor Cranston (June 19, 1914 – December 31, 2000) was an American politician and journalist. He was the United States senator of California. He served as senator from 1969 to 1993. He was a member of the Democratic Party.

Cranston ran for President of the United States in 1984, but lost the Democratic Party primary to Walter Mondale.

Cranston died in Los Altos, California from natural causes, aged 86.