Miss USA 1968
Dorothy Anstett as Miss USA 1968
DateMay 18, 1968
PresentersBob Barker
VenueMiami Beach, Florida
BroadcasterCBS, WTVJ
WinnerDorothy Anstett
Washington (state) Washington
CongenialityJulia Pinkley
Kentucky Kentucky
PhotogenicKathy Hebert
Louisiana Louisiana
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Miss USA 1968 was the 17th Miss USA pageant, televised live by CBS from Miami Beach, Florida on May 18, 1968 hosted by Bob Barker.

The pageant was won by Dorothy Anstett of Washington,[1] who was crowned by outgoing titleholder Cheryl Patton of Florida. Anstett was the first – and to date only – woman from Washington to win the Miss USA title, and went on to place as 4th runner-up at Miss Universe 1968.



Final results Contestant
Miss USA 1968
1st Runner-Up
2nd Runner-Up
3rd Runner-Up
4th Runner-Up


  1. ^ a b c d e "Miss USA Says Title Means Little at Home". Roanoke Times. Associated Press. May 20, 1968. p. 4. Retrieved 23 July 2023.