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Naked Lady

For a campaign that included so much bitterness, there was at least a moment of levity at the end. When, a few days before the election, Galbraith spoke from a podium in New York in support of Humphrey, he "looked down to see a totally naked man and a handsome young woman clad only in old sneakers handing me up the head of a pig. This was an accepted mark of disfavor in those days; the decision to support Humphrey had not met with universal support." Police quietly bundled the pair away, but the scene was captured by a news photographer, and Galbraith displays the photo prominently in his study, to the enduring  embarrassment of his wife.