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Political Cartoons from the Crash to the Millennium

Herb Block's History and Library of Congress exhibition of his political cartoons over 70 years. The political cartoon is not a news story and not an oil portrait. It's essentially a means for poking fun, for puncturing pomposity. Herb Block drew cartoons at the Washington Post as a signed expression of personal opinion. The first page is Block's story on why he drew political cartoons.

Published by Library of Congress in 2001

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Curriculum Information For Resource

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Grade Level(s):5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Junior/Community College, University
Curriculum Areas:History/Social Science
Themes/Keywords: Cartoons
Newspapers
Opinions
Politics




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