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House Minority Leader Richard Backes smokes a cigarette at an unidentified event during the 1977 legislative session. He is seated at a table near a microphone.
Richard Backes represented Glenburn in the North Dakota House from 1961 until 1985. He also acted as North Dakota's Highway Commissioner and was a member of the North Dakota Water Commission.
Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections, Chester Fritz Library, University of North Dakota