Button, George McGovern, 1972

Button, George McGovern, 1972

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Description
Senator George McGovern of South Dakota was the unsuccessful Democratic nominee for president in 1972. He was defeated by President Richard Nixon, a Republican, who was running for re-election.
Object Name
Button
date made
1972
referenced
McGovern, George
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
blue, black, white (overall color)
Measurements
overall: 1 1/2 in; 3.81 cm
ID Number
1985.0693.016
accession number
1985.0693
catalog number
1985.0693.016
Credit Line
Roger Fischer
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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