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Circular pin-back button: "NIXON/EATS/LETTUCE"; image of a bird at bottom; green and black.
In 1970, the United Farm Workers Organizing Committee (UFWOC) urged the public to boycott lettuce cultivated and sold by non-unionized lettuce producers. This button accused President Nixon of supporting the opposition.
Gift of Norma P. Munn
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
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