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Nelson Rockefeller and Ronald Reagan

Nelson Rockefeller and Ronald Reagan
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Artist
George Tames, 1919 - 1994
Sitter
Nelson Aldrich Rockefeller, 8 Jul 1908 - 26 Jan 1979
Ronald Wilson Reagan, 6 Feb 1911 - 5 Jun 2004
Date
1972
Type
Photograph
Medium
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions
Image/Sheet: 20.8 x 30.2 cm (8 3/16 x 11 7/8")
Mat: 40.6 x 55.9 cm (16 x 22")
Credit Line
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of Frances O. Tames
Restrictions & Rights
© George Tames/The New York Times/Redux
Object number
NPG.94.160
Exhibition Label
Nelson Rockefeller (left), the four-term governor of New York, and Ronald Reagan (right), the two-term governor of California, had been serious contenders for the 1968 Republican presidential nomination. Richard Nixon, however, went on to win the Republican Party’s nomination.
This photograph was taken at the Republican National Convention held in Miami, Florida, in August 1972, when Nixon again secured the nomination. Rockefeller, who at the time represented the liberal wing of the party, and Reagan, who embodied the conservative wing, appeared on ABC’s weekly news program Issues and Answers. George Tames photographed them on the set of the show, where, despite their previous acrimony, Rockefeller and Reagan appeared as a unified front, backing Nixon’s nomination.
Nelson Rockefeller (izquierda), cuatro veces gobernador de Nueva York, y Ronald Reagan (derecha), dos veces gobernador de California, fueron contendientes serios por la nominación presidencial republicana en 1968. Sin embargo, Richard Nixon la ganó.
Esta foto se tomó en la Convención Nacional Republicana de agosto de 1972 en Miami, Florida, cuando Nixon aseguró de nuevo la nominación. Rockefeller, quien para esa época representaba el ala liberal del partido, y Reagan, quien representaba a los conservadores, aparecieron en un semanario de noticias de la cadena ABC titulado Issues and Answers. George Tames los retrató en el estudio, donde a pesar de pasadas desavenencias, ambos hicieron un frente unido para respaldar la nominación de Nixon.
Data Source
National Portrait Gallery
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Place
United States\Florida\Dade\Miami
Usage
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