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Button, Bob Dole, 1996

Button, Bob Dole, 1996

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Bob Dole, senator from Kansas, was the 1996 Republican nominee for president. His running mate was Jack Kemp who had previously served as both Secretary of Housing and Urban Development and representative from New York. The Dole-Kemp ticket lost to their Democratic opponents President Bill Clinton and Vice President Al Gore.
Twenty years earlier, Bob Dole had been the vice-presidential candidate on President Gerald Ford’s losing ticket. These two losses make Dole the only major party candidate in U.S. history to have been nominated for both president and vice president without winning either office
Object Name
Button
date made
1996
associated dates
1996 08 12 / 1996 08 12, 1996 08 16 / 1996 08 16
1996 08 12 / 1996 08 12, 1996 08 16 / 1996 08 16
1996 08 12 / 1996 08 12, 1996 08 16 / 1996 08 16
described
Kemp, Jack
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
red (overall color)
white (overall color)
blue (overall color)
round (overall shape)
Measurements
average spatial: 1 1/4 in; x 3.175 cm
ID Number
1996.0282.123
catalog number
1996.0282.123
accession number
1996.0282
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Political and Military History: Political History, Campaign Collection
American Democracy: A Great Leap of Faith
Exhibition
Exhibition
Exhibition Location
National Museum of American History
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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