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.
Martin Luther King/Benjamin Spock button, 1968
Baby book author and peace and justice activist Dr. Benjamin Spock was encouraged during the 1968 Presidential campaign to run on a ticket with Dr. Martin Luther King. That progressive fantasy ticket never materialized, but Spock finally ran for President in 1972 as the People’s Party candidate.