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Herblock : a cartoonist's life

Author: Herbert Block
Publisher: New York : Macmillan Pub. ; Toronto : Maxwell Macmillan Canada ; New York : Maxwell Macmillan International, ©1993.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"[Title] tells of the remarkable career that has spanned the era from Roosevelt to Clinton. Herb Block opposed isolationism before World War II; warned of nuclear hazards in the '40s; opposed McCarthyism in the '50s and racism in the '50s and '60s; and zeroed in on Watergate in the '70s and Iran-contra and other Reagan-Bush scandals in the '80s...first-hand account of the life and times of the foremost American  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Block, Herbert, 1909-2001.
Herblock.
New York : Macmillan Pub. ; Toronto : Maxwell Macmillan Canada ; New York : Maxwell Macmillan International, c1993
(OCoLC)756417536
Named Person: Herbert Block; Herbert (Künstler) Block; Herbert Block
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Herbert Block
ISBN: 0025118951 9780025118959
OCLC Number: 27814239
Notes: "Autographed copy"
"A Lisa Drew book."
Includes index.
Description: x, 372 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Kid stuff --
Family album --
The car --
School and the non-athlete --
The column --
Lake forest --
The 'news' --
Cleveland --
Trouble --
The khaki suit --
The view from E Street --
'Post' people --
After hours --New item --
American isms --
All abroad --
The Ike era --
Medic --
New frontiersmen --
Lunch break --
LBJ --
Capital visitors --
Fateful year --
The pits --
Scene of the crimes --
The Russians are coming --
Politics and presidents --
A clutch of cartoonists --
Movie review --
The shore --
Fighting words --
Two-way communications --
Personally --
The draw.
Responsibility: Herbert Block.

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"[Title] tells of the remarkable career that has spanned the era from Roosevelt to Clinton. Herb Block opposed isolationism before World War II; warned of nuclear hazards in the '40s; opposed McCarthyism in the '50s and racism in the '50s and '60s; and zeroed in on Watergate in the '70s and Iran-contra and other Reagan-Bush scandals in the '80s...first-hand account of the life and times of the foremost American political cartoonist of this century. It includes autobiographical anecdotes written with humor, notes on personalities and strong opinions by 'The Washington Post's' widely syndicated cartoon commentator." -- Jacket.

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