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Candidate Bush on beach, Kennebunkport, 1980

Candidate Bush on beach, Kennebunkport, 1980

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Maine Historical Society

Republican Vice Presidential candidate George H. W. Bush responds to cheers from onlookers at the beach on Walker's Point in Kennebunkport, his family's summer estate.

He was running with Ronald Reagan for the presidency in 1980.

Gene Willman, the photographer, worked for the Kennebec Journal. The cut line reads: "esw/Gene Willman.


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