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  • emPuckem Magazine Cartoons on Congress
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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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  • Off the Record Bar Political Cartoons
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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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  • Political Satire on Cable TV and Social Media
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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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  • emHustler Magazine Inc v Falwellem Satire Case
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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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  • emPuckem Magazine Cartoons on the Presidency
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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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  • emHustler Magazine Inc v Falwellem Arguments and Impact
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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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  • Herblock Political Cartoons
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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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  • Clifford K Berryman Political Cartoons
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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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  • QA with Ann Telnaes
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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
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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 Maudlins PostWorld War II Career
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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
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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…

    476 views
  • Garry Trudeau Discusses emYugeem
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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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  • Discussion on Editorial Cartoonists and the Presidential Election Campaign
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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 freedom of…

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  • emDrawing Bloodem
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    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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  • Washington Journal Roundtable on the the First Anniversary of the emCharlie Hebdoem Attack
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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 Cartoonists and the George W Bush Presidency
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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 their…

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  • Discussion on Political Cartoons
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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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  • emHand Drawn Jokes for Smart Attractive Peopleem
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    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 at…

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  • Discussion on the Role of Satire
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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 Hebdo in…

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