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[Benson campaign button]

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Medium:
Metal, paper, and plastic.
National Origin:
American
Type:
button (information artifact)
Date:
1984
Description:
"Benson in 84" campaign button US flag background with picture of Robert Guillaume as Benson, by Columbia Pictures Television. In the sitcom, Guillaume played the title character, Benson Dubois, the director of household affairs for an absent-minded Governor and his daughter. Throughout the course of the series, Benson rose to loftier positions including the state budget director, Lieutenant Governor, and eventually a candidate Governor. The show was a spin-off form the soap opera parody, "Soap," which featured Guillaume as the butler.
Accession Number:
2001.0004.0011
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Data Source:
Anacostia Community Museum

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