Best Editorial Cartoons of the Year

Best Editorial Cartoons of the Year 1974 Edition niet bekend

Take 139 leading editorialcartoonists from the United States and Canada, inspire their creative talentswith the major political issues of 1973, and the result is this provocativepictorial history of one of the Twentieth Centurys most tumultuous years.This, the second volume of theseries, features the graphic commentary of virtually every major editorialcartoonist working in North America today, including twelve Pulitzer Prizewinners. Topics range from Watergate, the energy crisis, and Americas returningPOWs, to a score of other events and issues.The 375 editorial cartoonscontained in this workat once biting, perceptive, and humorousrepresent themost outstanding examples of the art from a variety of medianewspapers,magazines, television, and cartoon syndicatesand reflect a broad range ofpolitical thought and conviction. Liberal and conservative, radical andmiddle-of-the-roadvirtually every political philosophy finds expression withinthese pages.The revelations of Watergate, ofcourse, provided a fertile field of ideas for every editorial cartoonist during1973, and some of this years outstanding works focused upon this and relatedtopics. Many other issues, however, also claimed the attention of the generalpublic and of editorial cartoonists as well: the emotion-packed return ofhundreds of American POWs following years of imprisonment in North Vietnamesejails; the new war in the Middle East; President Nixons battles with Congressand the press; the precedent-setting resignation of Vice President Spiro Agnew;and a new trend in U.S. Supreme Court decisions concerning obscenity andpornography.As in the previous editions, thisvolume is edited by Charles Brooks, former president of the Association ofAmerican Editorial Cartoonists and winner of numerous awards for cartooningexcellence.

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