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House Minority Leader Richard Backes speaks to an unidentified audience while using a microphone during the 1977 legislative session. Members of the news media record the event in the background.
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