Republicans had won only two presidential elections over the previous forty years. Richard Nixon famously lost to John F. Kennedy in 1960 and suffered a humiliating defeat in the 1962 race for governor of California.
Title: Richard Nixon supporters, Republican National Convention
Creator: Declan Haun
Medium: panoramic color slides
Credit: Chicago History Museum, ICHi-62881; Declan Haun, photographer
Creator role: photographer
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