Pin, George McGovern, 1972

Pin, George McGovern, 1972

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Senator George McGovern of South Dakota was the unsuccessful Democratic nominee for president in 1972. He was defeated in a landslide by President Richard Nixon, a Republican, who was running for re-election.
Object Name
Pin
date made
1972
associated person
McGovern, George
associated institution
Democratic National Party
Physical Description
textile (overall material)
blue (overall color)
red (overall button color)
Measurements
overall: 3 3/4 in x 1 3/4 in; 9.525 cm x 4.445 cm
ID Number
PL.304814.012
catalog number
304814.012
accession number
304814
Credit Line
McGovern-Shriver Campaign Committee
subject
Political Campaigns
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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
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