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David Douglas Duncan

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Three-quarter portrait of a freckled black man, in a straw-hat.

Although blacks made up 10% of the U.S. population in 1968, they comprised only 3% (82 of 2,662) of the delegates at the Republican National Convention, Mr. Genoa S. Washington of Chicago among them.

Title derived from Self-Portrait: U.S.A., p. 49.