Novelty, George H.W. Bush, 1992


President George H.W. Bush was nominated for re-election at the 1992 Republican National Convention. This “Clinton Swatter” was distributed at the convention as a humorous attack on Bill Clinton, governor of Arkansas, who had been nominated by the Democrats just a month before. Bush lost the election to Clinton.

Date Made: 1992Associated Dates: 1992 08 16 / 1992 08 16, 1992 08 21 / 1992 08 21

Referenced: Clinton, Bill

Used: Political Campaigns


See more items in: Political and Military History: Political History, Campaign Collection, Government, Politics, and Reform, American Democracy: A Great Leap of Faith

Exhibition: American Democracy

Exhibition Location: National Museum of American History

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1992.0396.005Catalog Number: 1992.0396.005Accession Number: 1992.0396

Object Name: Flyswatter

Physical Description: plastic (overall material)red (overall color)Measurements: average spatial: 2 1/4 in x 9 1/4 in; x 5.715 cm x 23.495 cm


Record Id: nmah_1112557

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