(58.1 cm HIGH x 55.88 cm WIDE)
Poster has a black printed background with a central black and white image of a graveyeard filled with white tombstones in orderly rows. Above the image is "The Silent Majority" in white.
This is perhaps Angeli’s most political piece; he has stated that it “portrayed the reality of war and was a touchstone for all sides for or against the war.”
Two huge antiwar marches in San Francisco took place on April 6 and November 20, 1969. The speech in which Richard Nixon most publicly used the term “silent majority” was given November 3, 1969, and firsthand accounts of the demonstration recall copies of Angeli’s poster being distributed and displayed.
A subsequent poster, based on the same photo but bearing the bold headline “No Christmas as Usual” [http://collections.museumca.