For the month of October, we’ll be doing a daily series of posts featuring some of the most memorable politicians from the 1950s, 60s, and early 70s. You can see many cool additional images at Boom Underground.
Illustration of Hubert Humphrey by Vic Cantone, 1968
Hubert Humphrey was the Mayor of Minneapololis (1945-48), U.S. Senator from Minnesota (1949-64 and 1971-78), and Vice President under Lyndon Johnson (1965-69). In 1968, Humphrey was the Democratic Party nominee for President. He lost to Richard Nixon. He also campaigned for the Democratic Presidential nomination in 1960 and 1972.