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[Benson 1984 campaign flag prop]

view [Benson 1984 campaign flag prop] digital asset number 1
Medium:
felt with pencil ( wood,graphite, rubber, metal)
National Origin:
American
Type:
pennant
Date:
1984
Description:
Campaign flag "Benson in '84" on red, white and blue background, with picture of Robert Guillaume and pencil as holder, from 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:
2001.0004.0012
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Data Source:
Anacostia Community Museum

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