The now famous photo op was such a disaster that the Dukakis tank picture was used in television ads for George H.W. Bush’s campaign, as evidence that Dukakis would not make a very convincing commander-in-chief. “Dukakis in the tank” is still used to describe a backfired public relations campaign.
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.
Dem Candidate for President, Michael Dukakis in 1988, photo op @ General Dynamics plant in Michigan to counteract his lack of military experience. Many believe this campaign photo actually made him look foolish & it may have cost him the election
L'élection de George Bush en 1989 face à Michael Dukakis perpétue la présence des Républicains à la Maison Blanche. la chute du mur de Berlin puis l'éclatement de l'URSS lui enlèvent une épine du pied. L’invasion de Panama mais surtout la Guerre du Golfe seront les temps forts de son mandat. Il choisit de se représenter en 1992 mais perd l’élection cette fois-ci.