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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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    National Woman's Party Use of Visual Propoganda

    A panel discussion was held to commemorate the 91st anniversary of the certification on August 26, 1920, of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution that gave women the right to…

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    Civil War Political Cartoons

    Historians discussed insights into what Americans thought about the Civil War and how they participated in the politics of the day that are revealed by magazine and newspaper…

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    Book Discussion on Herblock

    Haynes Johnson recalls the life of Washington Post editorial cartoonist Herbert Block.  The artist’s career spanned seventy years, and included three Pulitzer Prizes for…

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    Book Discussion on The Cartoons that Shook the World

    Jytte Klausen talked about her book The Cartoons that Shook the World (Yale University Press, 2009). In her book she traces the controversy over the twelve cartoons depicting the Prophet…

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    Book Discussion on Dr. Seuss & Co. Go To War

    Andre Schiffrin talked about the book he edited, Dr. Seuss & Co. Go To War: The World War II Editorial Cartoons of America’s Leading Comic Artists (The New Press; October 6,…

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    Political Cartooning in 2010

    Kevin “Kal” Kallaugher, political cartoonist for The Economist, talked about the many faces in the field of political cartooning. He drew several faces of current political…

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    H1N1 Influenza Vaccine

    Andrew Pekosz talked about the safety of the H1N1 influenza vaccine, who should get it, the benefits of the shot versus the nose mist, when the vaccine will become available, the shortfall…

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    Dr. Seuss Political Cartoons

    A tour was given of the Dr. Seuss for President Art Exhibition at Gallery One of Denver. This was the first ever exhibit of these Dr. Seuss political cartoons. Tim…

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    Book Discussion on Killed Cartoons

    Davis Wallis talked about the book he edited Killed Cartoons: Casualties from the War on Free Expression, published by W.W. Norton. He talked about cartoons that were commissoned by…

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