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… read more

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 has enjoyed drawing caricatures since grade school. He spoke about his life, some of the people he met and drew during his career, and his coining of the term “McCarthyism.” The autobiography includes over 200 of his drawings, including President Carter viewing his own "fuzzy'' TV image and Oliver North turning shredded evidence into lucrative contracts. close

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Book Discussion on Herblock: A Cartoonist's Life

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52323-1
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Booknotes
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Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Nov 14, 1993
Last Aired:
Feb 25, 2012

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  • Nov 14, 1993 | 7:59pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 14, 1993 | 11:01pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 15, 1993 | 2:19am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 15, 1993 | 6:59am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 18, 2000 | 6:59pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 14, 2001 | 2:50am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 14, 2001 | 2:47pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 25, 2012 | 6:01pm EST | C-SPAN 2
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