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

Contributed by Margaret Chase Smith Library


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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