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Responsible Leadership Humphrey-Muskie

Object Name: Pin-back button
Date: 1968
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Medium: Metal
Dimensions: Overall (diam.): 3 1/2 in. (8.9 cm)
Description: Red, white and blue pin-backed campaign button reads "RESPONSIBLE LEADERSHIP / HUMPHREY-MUSKIE" in white letters with picture of Humphrey and Muskie in middle of button
Credit Line: Gift of Frederick Michel
Object Number: 2003.47.2
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Vice-President Hubert H. Humphrey was one of the Democratic nominees in 1968 after President Lyndon B. Johnson turned down the nomination for re-election. Humphrey lost the general election to Richard M. Nixon.

Exhibitions:

"If Elected: Campaigning for the Presidency," New-York Historical Society, June 22-November 3, 2004.