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Herblock : the life and work of the great political cartoonist

Author: Haynes Johnson; Herbert Block; Harry L Katz
Publisher: [Washington, D.C.] : Herb Block Foundation : Library of Congress ; New York : In association with W.W. Norton & Co., ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Book : Clipart/images/graphics   Computer File : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Throughout a career spanning seventy-two years and thirteen American presidents, Herblock's spare, folksy cartoons made complex issues seem simple and moral choices clear. Celebrating his life, this  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Johnson, Haynes, 1931-
Herblock.
[Washington, D.C.] : Herb Block Foundation : Library of Congress ; New York : In association with W.W. Norton & Co., c2009
(OCoLC)707591022
Named Person: Herbert Block; Herbert (Künstler) Block
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Haynes Johnson; Herbert Block; Harry L Katz
ISBN: 9780393067729 0393067726
OCLC Number: 317919994
Description: 304 p. : ill. ; 29 cm. + 1 DVD-ROM (4 3/4 in.)
Contents: The age of Herblock --
Herblock knew : Herb Block and American editorial cartooning --
Herblock and the great Depression --
Vacation postcards --
The rise of Fascism and World War II --
Heating up the Cold War, 1946-1965 --
McCarthy and McCarthyism --
Herblock on civil rights --
Herblock and the sixties --
Nixon and Watergate --
The rise on terrorism --
The Reagan revolution --
Bill Clinton and George W. Bush --
The cartoon --
Herblock exhibit at the Llibrary of Congress, 2000.
Other Titles: Life and work of the great political cartoonist
Responsibility: Haynes Johnson and Harry Katz.

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[A]s this generous selection of cartoons verifies, [Herblock] was drawing his trademark fat-cat big shots and portentous atmospheres (he was a master of shading) virtually from the beginning. Read more...

 
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