Hoping to deflect criticism that he was soft on national defense, the 1988 Michael Dukakis campaign arranged for him to be photographed in a military tank at a General Dynamics plant in Michigan. It served no purpose other than to make Dukakis look silly, and the picture was used extensively in ads by Republican nominee George Bush. - #history #politics

Hoping to deflect criticism that he was soft on national defense, the 1988 Michael Dukakis campaign arranged for him to be photographed in a military tank at a General Dynamics plant in Michigan. It served no purpose other than to make Dukakis look silly, and the picture was used extensively in ads by Republican nominee George Bush. - #history #politics

July 21, 1988 – Everything But The “I Do’s” – Dukakis Wins The Convention. – July 21, 1988 - CBS World News Roundup - Gordon Skene Sound Collection - July 21, 1988 - One half of The Great National Ritual inched toward conclusion this day. From Atlanta, the Democratic Convention made it official; Michael Dukakis was the appointed... #abcnewsradio #abscam

July 21, 1988 – Everything But The “I Do’s” – Dukakis Wins The Convention. – July 21, 1988 - CBS World News Roundup - Gordon Skene Sound Collection - July 21, 1988 - One half of The Great National Ritual inched toward conclusion this day. From Atlanta, the Democratic Convention made it official; Michael Dukakis was the appointed... #abcnewsradio #abscam

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Unvarnished Opinions From Michael Dukakis on the Bush Family and Antonin Scalia

Northeastern Univ. Dukakis Center for Urban and Regional Planning: A $75,000/1-year grant for the Kitty and Michael Dukakis Center for Urban and Regional Policy, focused on identifying and implementing solutions to the critical challenges facing urban areas throughout Greater Boston, the Commonwealth, and the nation, for support of its work on the Commonwealth Housing Task Force and the Housing Report Card.

Northeastern Univ. Dukakis Center for Urban and Regional Planning: A $75,000/1-year grant for the Kitty and Michael Dukakis Center for Urban and Regional Policy, focused on identifying and implementing solutions to the critical challenges facing urban areas throughout Greater Boston, the Commonwealth, and the nation, for support of its work on the Commonwealth Housing Task Force and the Housing Report Card.

1988 presidential candidate Michael Dukakis in an M1 Abrams tank in a photo-op.

1988 presidential candidate Michael Dukakis in an M1 Abrams tank in a photo-op.

David Sheng and Michael Dukakis

David Sheng and Michael Dukakis

Governor Dukakis speaks at the 1976 Democratic National Convention (cropped).jpg

Governor Dukakis speaks at the 1976 Democratic National Convention (cropped).jpg

1986-87 Boston Celtics ''Sign With the Pros'' anti-drugs PSA ... From L to R: David Thirdkill (45), Jerry Sichting (12), Bill Walton (5), Fred Roberts (31), Robert Parish (00), Massachusetts Gov. Michael Dukakis (on chair), Kevin McHale (32), Larry Bird (33), Danny Ainge (44), Sam Vincent (on Ainge's back), Scott Wedman (8), Greg Kite (50), Dennis Johnson (3) and Rick Carlisle (34)

1986-87 Boston Celtics ''Sign With the Pros'' anti-drugs PSA ... From L to R: David Thirdkill (45), Jerry Sichting (12), Bill Walton (5), Fred Roberts (31), Robert Parish (00), Massachusetts Gov. Michael Dukakis (on chair), Kevin McHale (32), Larry Bird (33), Danny Ainge (44), Sam Vincent (on Ainge's back), Scott Wedman (8), Greg Kite (50), Dennis Johnson (3) and Rick Carlisle (34)

John Fitzgerald Kennedy Jr. endorses American Governor of Massachusetts and Democratic candidate Michael Dukakis in his campaign for the pre...

John Fitzgerald Kennedy Jr. endorses American Governor of Massachusetts and Democratic candidate Michael Dukakis in his campaign for the pre...

Presidential candidate Michael Dukakis and running mate Scott Plath

Presidential candidate Michael Dukakis and running mate Scott Plath

Senator Edward Kennedy, Massachussetts Governor Michael Dukakis and Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis.at the dedication of a park in Cambridge in honor of the late president on May 29, 1987, which would have been his 70th birthday.

Senator Edward Kennedy, Massachussetts Governor Michael Dukakis and Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis.at the dedication of a park in Cambridge in honor of the late president on May 29, 1987, which would have been his 70th birthday.

-Bush, George: Campaign button [Credit: Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc.]- defeated Michael Dukakis - in office Jan 1989- 1995

-Bush, George: Campaign button [Credit: Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc.]- defeated Michael Dukakis - in office Jan 1989- 1995

Kitty Dukakis, Wife of former Massachusetts governor and U.S. presidential candidate Michael Dukakis.

Kitty Dukakis, Wife of former Massachusetts governor and U.S. presidential candidate Michael Dukakis.

Michael Dukakis : Charles V. Tines

Michael Dukakis : Charles V. Tines

Sacco und Vanzetti – Wikipedia

Sacco und Vanzetti – Wikipedia

Michael Dukakis button, 1988.  Democrat Dukakis and running mate Lloyd Bentsen lost to George H. W. Bush and Dan Quayle.

Michael Dukakis button, 1988. Democrat Dukakis and running mate Lloyd Bentsen lost to George H. W. Bush and Dan Quayle.

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