Thurmond Wright States' Rights Democrat
Thurmond Wright States' Rights Democrat

Thurmond Wright States' Rights Democrat

Price: $28.95
Pinback button promoting Strom Thurmond for president and F. L. Wright for vice president, 1948.
Catalog No: 4703
Availability: In Stock.
SIZE: 1 in.
GRADE: Choice/XF
Pinback button promoting Strom Thurmond for president and Fielding Wright for vice president, 1948. Litho.

One of only a handful of pinbacks issued for the Dixiecrats who ran on a pro-segregation platform, polling 2% of the popular vote and receiving 38 electoral votes. Thurmond, who later moderated his views on race, represented South Carolina in the Senate until his retirement at age 100.

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