Mar 21, 2013 - Sale 2308

Sale 2308 - Lot 519

Estimate: $ 1,000 - $ 1,500
(POLITICS.) GREGORY, DICK. Dick Gregory on Poppy. striking multi-color poster by Milton Glaser, 35-3/4 x 24 inches, linen-backed. Np, 1968

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Gregory unsuccessfully ran for President of the United States in 1968 as a write-in candidate of the Freedom and Peace Party, which had broken off from the Peace and Freedom Party. He garnered 47,097 votes (including one from Hunter S. Thompson with fellow activist Mark Lane as his running mate in some states, David Frost in others, and Dr. Benjamin Spock in Virginia and Pennsylvania garnering more than the party he had left.