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GOParty 1964

GOParty 1964 Political Button Museum
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BARRY BILL GOParty 1964
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Black and white photographs of two men's heads on a white background with blue and red text

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A. G. TRIMPLE CO. PITTSBURGH, PA 15222

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In 1964, Republican Barry Goldwater ran for president against incumbent President Lyndon B. Johnson. Goldwater's main goal for America was to shift the power and control coming from Washington D.C. into the hands of the citizens. He also wanted to crack down on communism. Due to his conservative views, which were mostly in line with his party, his opponents made him look like an extremist.

William E. Miller was Goldwater's pick for Vice President. Miller was a former district attorney from New York who served in the House of Representatives from 1951-1965. He was also the chairman of the Republican National Committee from 1961-1964.

Goldwater and Miller lost to Johnson, only winning six states and 38% of the popular vote.

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PO0558
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