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    Editorial Cartoonists and Presidential Election Campaign

    Political cartoonists and humanities scholars talked about the power of editorial cartooning and its influence on the presidential election. They also spoke about censorship and…

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    Book Discussion on Drawing Blood

    Molly Crabapple talked about her memoir, Drawing Blood. She spoke with journalist and author Matt Taibbi. This program contains language and images that some may find offensive.

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    First Anniversary of the Charlie Hebdo Attack

    Ann Telnaes and Signe Wilkinson talked about the role of political cartoonists and the state of freedom of speech one year after the attacks on satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo's Paris…

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    Political Cartoons

    Political cartoonists David Sipress, Tom Toles, Jen Sorensen, Keith Knight, and Signe Wilkinson talked about what inspires their work, as well as how political cartoons affect politics and…

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    Book Discussion on Hand Drawn Jokes for Smart Attractive People

    Cartoonist Matthew Diffee talked about his book, Hand Drawn Jokes for Smart Attractive People, and shared several of his cartoons. He appeared at the 2015 Wisconsin Book Festival, held…

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    Political Cartoonists and the George W. Bush Presidency

    Editorial cartoonists from newspapers around the nation and other media outlets talked about their work and experiences covering the George W. Bush administration. They talked about…

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    Satire in Journalism

    Panelists talked about the role of satire in challenging the status quo, inciting discussion, and provoking change, as well as the terrorist attack at the office of French magazine Charlie…

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    Interpretation of U.S. Presidents

    Political cartoonist Patrick Oliphant and historian David McCullough talked about interpretations of U.S. presidents from Richard Nixon to Barack Obama.

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    Political Cartoonist Lyle Lahey

    Alison Staudinger and Deb Anderson talked about the life and career of political cartoonist, Lyle Lahey. Lahey was an award winning political cartoonist in the Green Bay area from…

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    Editorial Cartooning

    Three award-winning cartoonists talked about the influence and future of editorial cartooning in the contracting newspaper industry. Topics included the effect of the Internet,…

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    Book Discussion on The Art of Controversy

    Victor Navasky spoke about his book, The Art of Controversy, in which he presents his thoughts on the power of political cartoons. In his book, the author examines the works of several…

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    Book Discussion on Thomas Nast: The Father of Modern Political Cartoons

    Fiona Deans Halloran talked about her book, Thomas Nast: The Father of Modern Political Cartoons, in which she recounts the life of political cartoonist Thomas Nast (1840-1902). A regular…

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    Book Discussion on Without Reservations: The Cartoons of Ricardo Cate

    Ricardo Cate talked about his book, Without Reservations: The Cartoons of Ricardo Cate. Ricardo Caté has been drawing the daily cartoon for the Santa Fe New Mexican since 2006. His humor…

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    Political Cartoons and Campaign 2012

    Editorial cartoonists spoke about their work and the 2012 presidential campaign a material for their art. They responded to questions from the audience and displayed several examples…

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    Role of Editorial Cartoonists

    Editorial cartoonists talked about the role and impact of editorial cartoons, especially during presidential campaigns. Topics included the perceptions and dangers facing cartoonists…

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    Ohio Presidential Campaign Memorabilia

    Tom Rieder showed presidential campaign cartoons and memorabilia from the eight U.S. presidents who came from Ohio in the archives of the Ohio History Center. C-SPAN’s Local…

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    Images of Generals McClellan and Lee

    Lincoln Bicentennial Foundation Chair Harold Holzer talks about the photographs, prints, and political cartoons featuring two of the war’s leading generals, George B. McClellan and…

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    Billy Ireland Cartoon Library and Museum

    Wendy Pflug gave a tour of the collection of political cartoons at the Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their…

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    Early American Politics

    The American Antiquarian Society in Worcester, Massachusetts, is an independent research library founded in 1812 by Revolutionary War patriot and printer Isaiah Thomas. American…

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    Book Discussion on Herblock: A Cartoonist's Life

    Mr. Block discussed his book Herblock: A Cartoonist’s Life published by Macmillan Publishing Co. He had been a political cartoonist since the Roosevelt administration and…

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