Button

Button
Title
Button
Date 
ca.1972
Medium 
Metal
Dimensions 
Overall: 1 5/8 in. ( 4.2 cm )
Description 
Circular metal pin-back button "IMPEACH/NIXON!"; white and red.
Credit Line 
Gift of David Klotz
Object Number 
2001.75
Gallery Label 
Richard M. Nixon became the 37th President of the United States in 1969 and was re-elected in 1972. He resigned his Presidency due to the Watergate scandal, in which he allowed the break-in and electronic bugging of the Democratic National Committee headquarters in the Watergate apartment and office building complex.
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Creative: Tronvig Group