George Bush, presidential candidate, Portland, 1979

Contributed by Maine Historical Society


George H. W. Bush makes a point to reporters at a news conference on August 8, 1979. He was a candidate for the Republican nomination for president. He lost the nomination but became the vice presidential running mate of Ronald Reagan. The pair was elected.

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About This Item

  • Title: George Bush, presidential candidate, Portland, 1979
  • Creation Date: 1979-08-08
  • Subject Date: 1979-08-08
  • Town: Portland
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions: 24 cm x 19 cm
  • Local Code: Coll. 1880, Box 1/5
  • Collection: United Press International collection
  • Object Type: Image

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Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x219

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