Button, George W. Bush, 2000


George W. Bush, governor of Texas, was the 2000 Republican presidential nominee. He chose Dick Cheney to run for vice president. Cheney had previously served as Chief of Staff for President Gerald Ford, a representative from Wyoming, and Secretary of Defense under President George H.W. Bush, his running mate’s father. The Bush-Cheney ticket defeated their Democratic opponents Vice President Al Gore and Joe Lieberman, senator from Connecticut.

Date Made: 2000

Depicted: Bush, George W.Cheney, Richard B.

Depicted: Political CampaignsRelated Event: Presidential Campaign of 2000


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

Exhibition: American Democracy

Exhibition Location: National Museum of American History

Credit Line: Paul L. DeBole

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2001.0142.13

Object Name: Button

Physical Description: red; white; blue (overall color)metal (overall material)Measurements: overall: 1 3/4 in x 2075 in; 4.445 cm x 5270.5 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-6ae5-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_745857

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