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1980: Bush, Kennedy campaign here

Compiled by Erin M. Gentz
Posted 1/8/20

Jan. 10, 1980: As Iowa geared up for the caucuses on Jan. 21, Republican presidential hopeful George Bush paid a visit to the Roy Keppy farm in rural Eldridge. He was joined by Congressman Jim Leach. Meanwhile, Joe Kennedy visited Dixon to stump for his uncle, Democratic candidate Ted Kennedy.

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