Gregory, Dick [1932 - 2017].  Dick Gregory for President.  Berkeley, Calif.: [1968].

 

Two-sided typescript flyer reproducing published quotes from Gregory from July and August of 1968, issued by his office at 2634 San Pablo in Berkeley.  Blacks Going to Dismantle American Machine, No Negroes in the Cosa Nostra, U.S. Policies Branded as Hypocritical -- Hard to Conceal, Let's Start Practicing Democracy for All in Our Own Nation, Race Issue, Obey the Law.  8-1/2" x 14"; 2 pp.  Minor toning, crease at lower right corner.  Very Good condition.

 

Dick Gregory  was best known as a comedian and as a protestor of the Vietnam War. He ran  for President in 1968 as a write-in candidate under the Freedom and Peace Party. "He garnered 47,097 votes, including one from Hunter S. Thompson with fellow activist Mark Lane as his running mate in some states." (Wikipedia). Interestingly, he appeared with others as VP on the ballot in some states. No separate listing found within OCLC.

Dick Gregory for President - Campaign Flyer - 1968 Presidential Election

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