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    Free Speech and Political Cartoons

    Jonathan Zimmerman and Signe Wilkinson talked about their book, “Free Speech: And Why You Should Give a Damn.” The book explores the history and controversies over free speech through…

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    Editorial Cartoonist Bill Mauldin's Life and Work

    Bill Mauldin served in the 45th Infantry Division during World War II and gained fame and the Pulitzer Prize for his “Willie and Joe” cartoons chronicling the everyday experiences of American…

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    Herblock Political Cartoons

    The Library of Congress houses the largest collection of political cartoons by Herbert Block, best known as Herblock. His career spanned 72 years and he covered presidents from Herbert Hoover to…

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    Off the Record Bar Political Cartoons

    American History TV visited the Off the Record bar at the historic Hay-Adams Hotel in Washington, DC to see a collection of political cartoons and caricatures on display. Vice president and…

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    Thomas Nast's Political Cartoons

    Fiona Deans Halloran, author of Thomas Nast: The Father of Modern Political Cartoons, and Salt Lake Tribune editorial cartoonist Pat Bagley talked about the life and work of the 19th-century…

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    Pat Oliphant's Political Cartoons, Bush to Obama

    Former White House administration staff members analyzed the work of political cartoonist Pat Oliphant. They focused on the presidencies of George H.W. Bush, Bill Clinton, and George W. Bush -- and…

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    American Cartoons in World War II

    Pace University professor Durahn Taylor taught a class on American cartoons in World War II and the ways they supported - and even influenced - the war effort. He shows superhero comics…

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    Pat Oliphant's Political Cartoons: LBJ to Reagan

    Pulitzer Prize-winning cartoonist Pat Oliphant and his work were the subjects of discussion at the University of Virginia, which had just acquired his cartoon collection. Speakers included…

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    Kendall Vintroux Political Cartoon Collection

    Kendall Vintroux was a political cartoonist for the Charleston Gazette from 1922-1968. University of Charleston Library director John Adkins explained how Vintroux got his start and Terry Floyd showcases…

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    Puck Magazine Cartoons on Congress

    Michael Alexander Kahn, co-author of What Fools These Mortals Be! The Story of Puck, discussed a selection of political cartoons about the U.S. Congress. Published from 1876 to 1918, Puck was…

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    Political Satire on Cable TV and Social Media

    Penn State University professor Sophia McClennen talked about politcal satire in the age of cable television and social media and its influence on public opinion. This event was part of a…

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    Hustler Magazine, Inc. v. Falwell Satire Case

    In 1988, the Supreme Court announced its decision in Hustler Magazine v. Falwell. The court ruled unanimously for Hustler, which had published a parody of religious leader Jerry Falwell,…

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    Puck Magazine Cartoons on the Presidency

    Michael Alexander Kahn, co-author of What Fools These Mortals Be! The Story of Puck, discussed a selection of political cartoons about the U.S. presidency. Published between 1876 and 1918, Puck…

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    Hustler Magazine, Inc. v. Falwell Arguments and Impact

    In 1988, the Supreme Court announced its decision in Hustler Magazine v. Falwell. The court ruled unanimously for Hustler, which had published a parody of religious leader Jerry Falwell,…

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    Clifford K. Berryman Political Cartoons

    The National Archives Center for Legislative Archives in Washington, D.C., houses Clifford K. Berryman’s political cartoons from the early 20th century. His work is still relevant 100 years later…

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    Q&A with Ann Telnaes

    Washington Post Pulitzer Prize-winning editorial cartoonist Ann Telnaes talked about her work and discussed how it has changed since the rise of social media sites such as Twitter and…

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    Dr. Seuss Collection

    Lynda Claassen talked about the Dr. Seuss Collection at University of California, San Diego, Archives. The collection includes over 10,000 pieces of drawings, photographs, and other memorabilia, including…

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    Cartoonist Bill Maudlin's Post-World War II Career

    Todd DePastino talked about World War II cartoonist Bill Mauldin’s post-war career. Mr. DePastino is the editor of two books that chronicle Bill Mauldin’s work. “Willie and Joe Back Home: Bill Mauldin and…

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    Political Cartoonist Nina Allender

    Jennifer Krafchik gave a tour of the Belmont-Paul Women’s Equality National Monument and talked about the work of political cartoonist Nina Allender. Nina Allender was the political cartoonist…

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    Yuge!

    Garry Trudeau talked about his book Yuge!: 30 Years of Doonesbury on Trump, in which he discusses his use of Donald Trump as a character in his comic strip, “Doonesbury,” since 1987.

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