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    • All-volunteer force; [1973]

    • From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by John Stampone. Uncle Sam kneels on hands and knees next to a genie's lamp labeled "All-volunteer force." From the spout of the lamp comes smoke which forms the words "Cost: billions $$." In one...
    • 1973;
    • Lead the way...follow me!; [n.d.]

    • From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by John Stampone. In the upper half of the cartoon, Uncle Sam is dressed as a soldier. Holding a rife, he is walking in the direction indicated by a sign that reads "The war." Behind him is a...
    • 1968; 1969; 1970; 1971; 1972;
    • Vietnam issue; August 28, 1968

    • From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by John Stampone. Uncle Sam watches with dismay as George McGovern and Eugene McCarthy, both with feathered wings strapped to their shoulders, stand poised to jump off the edge of a high cliff...
    • 1968-08-28;
    • Christmas list; [1969-1972?]

    • From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by John Stampone. The skeletal forearm and hand of the Grim Reaper extend from the upper right of the cartoon, holding a sheet of paper titled "Vietnam casualties." In the foreground is Vietnam,...
    • 1969; 1970; 1971; 1972;
    • I'd rather fight than switch; [n.d.]

    • From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by John Stampone. A uniformed Vietnamese soldier is smoking a missile-shaped pipe, which he holds in one hand. His other hand is held in a fist. The smoke from the pipe forms atomic symbols...
    • 1965; 1966; 1967; 1968; 1969; 1970; 1971; 1972; 1973;
    • Caught in their own vise; [n.d.]

    • From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by Merle Cunnington. A large hammer and sickle symbol is in the center of the cartoon. The hammer portion is drawn to resemble a vise, and Father Time is tightening the bolt of the vice. Under the...
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    • [Reagan's deficit dilemma]; circa 1981-1989

    • From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by Eldon Pletcher. Ronald Reagan is sitting at a desk looking worried. On his desk is a huge book with several bookmarks, the largest labeled "Deficit." Behind Reagan on the wall, the portrait of...
    • 1981; 1982; 1983; 1984; 1985; 1986; 1987; 1988; 1989
    • Another hike in the debt ceiling; circa 1981-1989

    • From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by Eldon Pletcher. In the foreground is a bomb decorated with an upside down American flag and labeled "Another hike in the debt ceiling." In the background, Ronald Reagan and the Republican...
    • 1981; 1982; 1983; 1984; 1985; 1986; 1987; 1988; 1989
    • He calls himself a kid at 69!; [1980-1981]

    • From the AAEC Editorial Collection. Cartoon by Eldon Pletcher. Jimmy Carter is dressed in a long nightshirt labeled "1980" and holds a scythe (a la grim reaper). He is packing boxes in the Oval Office. In the center of the cartoon is a file cabinet...
    • 1980; 1981
    • Nat'l economy; circa 1960s-1980s

    • From the AAEC Editorial Collection. Cartoon by Eldon Pletcher. A strong, healthy-looking man labeled "Nat'l economy" sits on a stool, looking pleased with himself. He is dressed in slacks and shoes but not a shirt, and he holds up his left arm to...
    • 1966; 1967; 1968; 1969; 1970; 1971; 1972; 1973; 1974; 1975; 1976; 1977; 1978; 1979; 1980; 1981; 1982; 1983; 1984
    • Mideast fray; circa 1960s-1980s

    • From the AAEC Editorial Collection. Cartoon by Eldon Pletcher. Uncle Sam, dressed in an Army soldier's uniform, is descending stone steps into water that is up to his neck. The water is labeled "Mideast fray."
    • 1966; 1967; 1968; 1969; 1970; 1971; 1972; 1973; 1974; 1975; 1976; 1977; 1978; 1979; 1980; 1981; 1982; 1983; 1984
    • Freeze movement; circa 1980-1984

    • From the AAEC Editorial Collection. Cartoon by Eldon Pletcher. A shivering Uncle Sam is outdoors in the snow at night, and the snow is labeled "Freeze movement." Uncle Sam is standing outside a brick building with a large window into the kitchen....
    • 1980; 1981; 1982; 1983; 1984
    • Over a barrel; [1979-1980]

    • From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by Eldon Pletcher. Four small men labeled "Allies" are sitting on top of an oil barrel underneath a giant poster of Jimmy Carter dressed as Uncle Sam. Carter is pointing his finger and saying, "I...
    • 1979; 1980
    • I never had a chance to live; [1972]

    • From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by Eldon Pletcher. Newly elected Louisiana governor Edwin Edwards (portrayed as a child in shirt, bow tie, short pants and top hat) stands in a doorway labeled "Entrance." Father Time, in a long...
    • 1972
    • [Start finish]; circa 1977-1979

    • From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by Eldon Pletcher. Uncle Sam and another man [Soviet?], each carrying briefcases, stand facing two large doors. One door is labeled "Start...Strategic arms talks," and the other is labeled...
    • 1976; 1977; 1978; 1979; 1980
    • Uptight again; March 5, 1969

    • From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by Vic Runtz. A man with a box on his head labeled "W. German election site" pushes Uncle Sam into a small circle labeled "Berlin" that is drawn on the ground or the floor. In the circle, Uncle...
    • 1969-03-05;
    • Catching up with him; March 18, 1964

    • From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by Vic Runtz. Jimmy Hoffa sits in the sear of a cart labeled "Teamsters" and holds a horse whip. The cart seat is labeled with dollar signs. Uncle Sam, wearing a police uniform and holding a paper...
    • 1964-03-18;

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