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… read more

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 Harper’s Weekly political cartoonist. They discussed the political issues Nast engaged with and the symbols he popularized, such as the Democratic donkey and Republican elephant, and Santa Claus. The Massachusetts Historical Society hosted this event and provided the video. close

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Thomas Nast's Political Cartoons

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Program ID:
508655-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
First Aired:
Feb 20, 2021 | 4:50pm EST | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Feb 28, 2021 | 8:50am EST | C-SPAN 3

Airing Details

  • Feb 20, 2021 | 4:50pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 21, 2021 | 2:50am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 28, 2021 | 8:50am EST | C-SPAN 3