Dear Congressman Abbitt

“Dear Congressman Abbitt”

Virginians and National Politics, 1948-1973

1968 Political Advertisement

Title

1968 Political Advertisement

Description

This political advertisement, from Abbitt's 1968 re-election campaign, featured a photograph of Abbitt on the steps of the U.S. capitol and listed as Abbitt's major qualifications his twenty years of experience, tobacco subcommittee, and sponsorship of bill to reorganize the supreme court. In this election, Abbitt ran against Republican S.W. Tucker, an African American. Abbitt was dedicated in this election to spread word that he had in an opponent in order to have his loyal voters from the 4th District of Virginia to come out and vote.

Creator

Glenn, J.E.

Date

[1968?]

Relation

Congressman Watkins Moorman Abbitt Papers

Type

Text

Files

Citation

Glenn, J.E., “1968 Political Advertisement ,” Dear Congressman Abbitt, accessed September 21, 2017, http://abbitt.richmond.edu/items/show/342.

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