Herblock

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

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 editorial cartooning (1942,1954, 1979) and the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1994. Haynes Johnson explores Herb Block’s political and social critiques that ranged across the decades, from the Great Depression, Civil Rights, Vietnam, and Reagan, Bush, and Clinton administrations. Haynes Johnson recounted the Herb Block’s life and career at Politics & Prose Bookstore in Washington, DC. close

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  • Carla Cohen Founder and Co-Owner Politics and Prose Bookstore
  • Haynes Johnson Professor University of Maryland, College Park->Philip Merrill College of Journalism

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  • Herblock: The Life and Works of the Great Political Cartoonist
    Herbert Block, Harry Katz (Editor), Haynes Johnson (Introduction)
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Herblock

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Program ID:
291159-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jan 30, 2010 | 9:44am EST | C-SPAN 2

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  • Jan 30, 2010 | 9:44am EST | C-SPAN 2
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