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    • [Jumbo the elephant and the blind men]; circa 1960s-1980s

    • From the AAEC Editorial Collection. Cartoon by Eldon Pletcher. An elephant with a chain around its neck and a dog tag that reads "Jumbo" is labeled "$5.2 billlion general appropriations bill" across its back. Four men stand around Jumbo, and at...
    • 1966; 1967; 1968; 1969; 1970; 1971; 1972; 1973; 1974; 1975; 1976; 1977; 1978; 1979; 1980; 1981; 1982; 1983; 1984
    • Accommodating fellow; [n.d.]

    • From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by John Stampone. In the first of three frames, a uniformed Soviet soldier under a sign that reads "Soviet's 3 stage troop cut plan" is packing clothing into a footlocker labeled "Pack." In the...
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    • Aftermath; 1953

    • From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by Edward Kuekes. Two soldiers are carrying a fallen soldier on a stretcher across a landscape [Korea?]. One says, "Wonder if he voted?" The second says, "No, he wasn't old enough." The cartoon...
    • 1953
    • American water torture; [n.d.]

    • From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by Charlie Daniel. A man sits in a chair in his living room trying to read his newspaper, which has a headline: "Cost of living up .6 of 1% last mo. [month]." He is repeatedly hit on the head by...
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    • Arousing the conscience; [n.d.]

    • From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by Vic Cantone. A man labeled "Press" is dressed as a Roman emperor (toga, laurel wreath) and is reclining on a low bench beside a pool. Two young women in bikinis are nearby, one sitting on the...
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    • Aspirants; [1984]

    • From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by Eldon Pletcher. A donkey holds an open metal aspirin box with "Aspirants" written on the inside lid. Marks around the donkey's head indicate sickness, dizziness, or headache. Inside the aspirin...
    • 1980; 1981; 1982; 1983; 1984
    • Beached; February 28, 1975

    • From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by Jon Kennedy. A whale [sperm whale?] labeled "Wilbur Mills" lies on a beach far from the water, which is in the background of the cartoon, labeled "Political processes." The eyes of the whale...
    • 1975-02-28;
    • Better the smaller one; [n.d.]

    • From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by John Riedell. The hand and coat sleeve of Uncle Sam are shown. The sleeve is labeled "Surtax," and the hand is reaching into an open coin purse. Above this, the outline of a larger hand labeled...
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    • Beyond a shadow of a doubt; [n.d.]

    • From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by Vic Cantone. A man labeled "CIA" is crouched beside an open U.S. Mail letter box on a sidewalk. He is holding letters from inside and others are on the ground beside him. Also inside the letter...
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    • Big booster; March 4, 1969

    • From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by Eldon Pletcher. A man in colonial dress representing Louisiana leans proudly on a rocket. The rocket has a map of Louisiana that is labeled, "Made in Louisiana at Michoud" and underneath the...
    • 1969-03-04
    • Clear across the Atlantic; [n.d.]

    • From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by John Knudsen. Uncle Sam is standing on the eastern coast of the United States facing west. Charles de Gaulle is standing in France. Uncle Sam flinches with pain at being hit on the head by a...
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    • Deficits...recovery; [1966-1984]

    • From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by Eldon Pletcher. A very large man labeled "Deficits" is underneath a hospital bed on hands and knees, as if trying to crawl under it. The bed is off the floor by several feet. The patient in the...
    • 1966; 1967; 1968; 1969; 1970; 1971; 1972; 1973; 1974; 1975; 1976; 1977; 1978; 1979; 1980; 1981; 1982; 1983; 1984
    • East-West Vietnam deadlock; [n.d.]

    • From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by John Stampone. This cartoon parodies the United Nations symbol, which is a view of the continents seen from above the North Pole, with the globe wreathed by olive branches. Here, the countries...
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    • Every decade has its bugaboo; [n.d.]

    • From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by Jon Kennedy. There are two frames in this cartoon. In the upper frame, labeled "The sixties," a man is frightened as he encounters a two-headed giant labeled "Communist aggression." The giant...
    • 1960; 1961; 1962; 1963; 1964; 1965; 1966; 1967; 1968; 1969; 1970; 1971; 1972; 1973; 1974; 1975; 1976; 1977; 1978; 1979;
    • Final roll call; September 9, [1968-1980?]

    • From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by Eldon Pletcher. A man labeled "The old campaigner" (Nelson Rockefeller or Arthur Goldberg?) stands at a podium wielding a large gavel. Many signs with state names indicate national politics or...
    • 1968; 1969; 1970; 1971; 1972; 1973; 1974; 1975; 1976; 1977; 1978; 1979; 1980
    • Foxhole withdrawal; [n.d.]

    • From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by John Riedell. An American soldier and a North Vietnamese soldier face each other in foxholes, each holding a weapon. The gound between them is labeled South Vietnam. The American solder has one...
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