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Object Name Button, Political
Catalog Number 2017.fic.471
Description Political Button for Pat (wife of Richard Nixon (R)) for First Lady. (Reproduction)
Collection LCHS Button Collection
Date c. 1968
Event Presidental Election
Material Metal
Dimensions Dia-1 inches
People Nixon, Pat
Search Terms President
Campaign
Notes Richard Nixon (R) lost the presidential race in 1960 to JFK (D), but won in 1968 against Hubert Humphrey (D) and 1972 against George McGovern (D). Nixon resigned August 9, 1974 and Gerald Ford (R) succeeded him the same day.