Abe in 1860 Gabe in 1960

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Red text and blue stars on white background with blue-and-white photograph of Gabriel Green in center. 

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Gabriel Green was a write-in candidate for United States President in 1960 and 1972. The slogan on this button refers to his failed 1960 campaign and Abraham Lincoln's successful bid for President in 1860. Green was a "UFOlogist" who claimed to have had contact with extraterrestrials. He was a photographer who founded the Amalgamated Flying Saucer Clubs of America, Inc. and announced he had met with men from the unknown planet, "Korender". During Green's 1960 presidential campaign, he stated that he represented the "Universal Flying Saucer Party" and that his political platform was based on "United World Universal Economics", 

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