'Yes, I'll Try a Pair' cartoon, 1964

Contributed by Margaret Chase Smith Library

Description

Vic Runtz worked for the Bangor Daily News, which published his political cartoon on January 28, 1964, showing Senator Margaret Chase Smith at a sporting goods store picking out a pair of running shoes. Margaret Chase Smith was running for US President in 1964.

The shoes have a sign over them saying "GOP Presidential Primary." A little man representing Maine is waving a Dirigo banner watching the Senator and a little press cat is writing "'Formidable' is the word for Margaret!"

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About This Item

  • Title: 'Yes, I'll Try a Pair' cartoon, 1964
  • Creator: Runtz, Vic
  • Creation Date: 1964-01-28
  • Subject Date: 1964-01-28
  • Town: Bangor, Skowhegan
  • County: Penobscot, Somerset
  • State: ME
  • Media: Black and white cartoon drawing
  • Dimensions: 23.7 cm x 19.0 cm
  • Local Code: MS-88
  • Object Type: Text and Image

For more information about this item, contact:

Margaret Chase Smith Library
56 Norridgewock Avenue, Skowhegan, ME 04976
(207) 474-7133
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