President Jimmy Carter visits Oak Ridge on May 22, 1978. In this photo, he is accompanied by then-U.S. Rep. Al Gore, far right. Talking to the President is Union Carbide executive Ken Sommerfeld. ~ Department of Energy archives
Using Independence Hall as a backdrop, Republican presidential hopeful George Bush addresses supporters and newsmen April 9, 1980 in Philadelphia. Bush is seeking votes in the April 22 Pennsylvania primary.