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In Collection: AAEC Editorial Cartoons Digital Collection



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From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection; Cartoon by Doug Sneyd. A man smoking a cigar holds a placard with the words, "Let's end Vietnam the way it began -- with a Kennedy" for another man to see. The second man says, "Somehow, I don't think it's quite what we're after, Bicksby." In the background is a drawing of the rear end of an elephant labeled "G.O.P." with two darts sticking in it. Above the elephant are the words, "Teddy Kennedy for president committee."

From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection; Cartoon by Doug Sneyd. A man with a protruding beer gut wears an apron labeled "Brew master" over his skimpy tank top and pants. He stands beside a beer barrel while he talks on the phone. He says into the receiver, "We've developed a Hubert Humphrey brew for '76...one draft and you feel like running for President!"

From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by Wayne Stayskal. Egyptian president Anwar Sadat stands before a mirror in a wide hallway with a vast, arched ceiling. With one index finger in each corner of his mouth, he stretches out his lips into a wide toothy grin that imitates that of Gamal Abdel Nasser in a portrait on the opposite wall. Below Nasser's portrait are memorial flowers.

From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by Wayne Stayskal. There are four scenes in this cartoon, arranged vertically. In the first scene, two men carrying rifles are hiding against the ruins of a brick building with a sign that reads "Belfast pub" nearby. One man says to the other, "Here comes a priest, Paddy!" The second man says, "Let's get 'im...Imagine them startin' to talk against the I.R.A. and pushin' for peace!" In the second scene, the men press against the wall and hold their rifles ready to shoot the priest. In the third scene, the priest says from around the corner, "Excommunication, anyone?" The men have lowered their rifles and appear dismayed. In the fourth scene, the priest is walking past the brick wall, smiling, and the two men have run away.

From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by Wayne Stayskal. Richard and Pat Nixon are shown leaving through the gates of the White House in the back seat of a chauffered vehicle. A bumper sticker on the car reads, "Impeach Dean." One flag on the car is the American flag, the other shows an audio tape reel.

From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by Wayne Stayskal. A number of miniature missiles speed through an open doorway. The missiles have knocked the door knob off the front of the door. An ornate window set into the door features a dove with an olive branch in its beak and a "Welcome" banner. Richard Nixon, who opened the door, is hiding behind it to keep from being hit by the missiles. The caption reads, "The door to peace is wide open."

From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by Wayne Stayskal. A priest sits in one side of a confession booth, speaking to someone unseen in the other side of the booth. The Washington Monument and the dome of the Capitol building can be seen in the distance through an arched doorway. The priest is saying, "Watergate? But shouldn't you be telling this to Senator Irvin [i.e., Ervin] and his investigating committee?"

From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by Wayne Stayskal. Richard Nixon and Spiro Agnew sit in chairs in front of a television set in a large office. A newspaper with the headline, "Watergate TV" is on the floor at Nixon's feet, and he appears to be despondent. Agnew looks at Nixon and says, "Smile you're on Candid Camera."

From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by Bob Taylor. Richard Nixon stands in a motorboat that is being swamped by high waves. With one hand, he uses a pail to bail water. With the other hand, he pulls on the cord of the outboard motor, from which smoke rises. The cartoon caption reads, "I will not walk away."

From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by Bob Taylor. Richard Nixon kneels outside a brick building in which is set a plate glass window covered by a pull-down shade labeled "Nixon's political enemies." With both hands, Nixon holds an oversized magnifying glass labeled "IRS use as a spying tool." From behind the shade, an arm is holding up a hand mirror. When Nixon looks through the magnifying glass, he sees his own reflection in the mirror. His raised eyebrows indicate surprise.

From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by Bob Taylor. The earth is against the dark background of space, with the moon in the distance. The earth is labeled "Public opinion" and has lines that resemble latitude/longitude. A tree branch labeled "Executive branch" extends from the globe. Richard Nixon kneels on one knee at the end of the branch furthest from the globe. In one arm, he holds several magnetic tape reels. In his other hand, he holds a handsaw which he is using to saw through the branch. Once Nixon has finished sawing the branch, he will fall into empty space. The cartoon caption reads, "Separation of powers."

From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection; Cartoon by Bob Taylor. An elephant stands upright on its hind legs, its entire body wrapped in a long, wide strip of white material (resembling a mummy) and a ribbon, with the exception of the tail and end of the trunk. The brush on the elephant's tail is labeled "IT&T." President Richard Nixon and former Attorney General John Mitchell, wearing a "Campaign mgr." button, stand in front of the elephant. Mitchell tightens a bow in the ribbon and says to Nixon, "Outside of a few loose ends, we got it all wrapped up."

From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection; Cartoon by Bob Taylor. A man labeled "Rocky," (Nelson Rockefeller), wearing a parachute, has just jumped from the side door of a plane labeled "The race." He looks back over his shoulder at the plane and reaches toward it as if to reenter the plane. Below Rockefeller are Lyndon Johnson and George Romney, whose chutes are already open.

From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by Bob Taylor. The almost transparent figure of a U.S. soldier sits on the porch of an abandoned shack. The soldier sits with his elbows on his knees and appears sad. In the distance, a long caravan moves away through a valley between hills. The dust left in the wake is labeled "S. Vietnam exodus."

From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by Bob Taylor. There are two scenes in this cartoon. In the first, a man labeled "Congress" stands with his back turned. He appears to be hugging someone. The label above him is "Valentine's Day...Wash. D.C." and he is surrounded by hearts. In the second scene, the man is facing forward, looking into a mirror. He is hugging a large, zippered wallet labeled "The effective today $elf [self] pay raise." The man says to his reflection,"Aw, gawsh, thanks...you really shouldn't have." [Note: February 13 date was provided in metadata at the time of digitization. Valentine's Day is February 12. lkg 10/17/2013]

From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection; Cartoon by Bob Taylor. President Jimmy Carter wrestles with a sticky blob of tar drawn to resemble a reclining human form wearing an Arab-style head covering. Carter uses a large pair of scissors labeled "Project Independence" to cut through and disentagle himself from long, gooey strands of tar. The cartoon caption reads, "Tar Baby."

From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection; Cartoon by Bob Taylor. President Jimmy Carter lifts his shirt to reveal a scar labeled "LBJ remarks" across his abdomen.

From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by Ed Valtman. Richard Nixon and two men are in the control tower of an airport. They wear white lab coats and appear to be engineers or aircraft designers. Before them on the table are engineering blueprints, one of which is unrolled and labeled "1971 model." The two engineers are looking at the blueprints. Nixon is looking out the tower window at a large aircraft labeled "Economy" rolling past. The aircraft has no wings, and the pilot is hanging out the cockpit window waving at the tower. One of the engineers says to Nixon, "It has a slight upward trend, but it won't take off."

From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by Ed Valtman. Richard Nixon holds his hat in his right hand, and he stands near a large circle on the ground in front of him. There are a number of hats already in the circle, and Nixon appears ready to toss his hat into the ring. Behind him stands a disheveled looking man labeled "Unemployment," whose hat a strong wind has blown from his head. The hat lands in the circle with the others. The cartoon caption reads, "An ill wind."

From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by Ed Valtman. Gerald Ford is dressed in a full Boy Scout uniform that includes shirt, kerchief, kerchief clasp, sash with badges, very short pants, socks, and shoes. He wears a backpack and gives the three-fingered Scout salute as he stands before a campground with two tents, campfire with cookpot, and an American flag on a flag pole. The cartoon caption reads, "Boy Scout."

From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection; Cartoon by Ed Valtman. Uncle Sam has opened a door labeled "Limitation of strategic arms talks" and, with hand still on the doorknob, has stepped into a room looking puzzled. Henry Kissinger sits at a table across from a three-star general [not identified]. Kissinger points with the index finger of one hand and pounds the table with his other fist. The officer holds up one hand and pounds the table with his other fist. Uncle Sam says, "Oh, it's you guys! I thought it was between..."

From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection; Cartoon by Ed Valtman. A Jimmy Carter campaign staffer with folded papers under his arm, in the foreground of the cartoon, speaks to a group of puzzled-looking people at a "Carter for President" rally. Carter is on the dais in the background speaking to two other people, his back turned toward the rest of the people in the room. Another staffer, standing on the dais and leaning down, listens to two people standing at floor level. A large crowd of people look toward Carter and raise their hands to ask questions. The campaign staffer in the foreground says, "What Jimmy meant by median income level is something else again...let me explain."

From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by Ed Valtman. Six people float in a weightless environment. They are men and women, younger and older. All are smiling. A young girl labeled "Naivete" holds a sign that reads, "Peace is just around the corner." An older woman labeled "Peace rumors" holds a coffee cup and holds her hand beside her mouth, which is open as if she is sharing gossip with friends at a morning coffee. Two men are labeled "Wishful thinking" and "Peace hopes." The cartoon caption reads, "Weightlessness."

From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by Ed Valtman. A hawk perches on the forked branch of a tree with new spring leaves, above a nest labeled "Vietnam dispute." A dove is perched on the edge of a nest, which has four large eggs that are marked with symbols of bombs and olive branches. The hawk says to the dove, "Well, now, let's see what hatches."

From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection; Cartoon by Ed Valtman. President Gerald Ford and his partner are dancing smoothly in the background, and he is looking over his shoulder toward the dancers in the foreground. Ronald Reagan is shown dancing less smoothly with a woman labeled "Schweiker" alongside another couple, both portrayed as Republicans (with elephant trunks). The third couple are labeled "Right wing Republicans." Schweiker is stepping on the foot of the (elephant) man, and he is protesting loudly. The cartoon caption reads, "The dance."

cartoon by Ed Valtman; On a rainy street, beneath a street light, a tall, stodgy man carries a brief case labeled "Congressman" He offers to share his umbrella with a scantily clad woman who smokes a cigarette and stands beneath the street light. The umbrella is shaped like the dome of the Capitol building and labeled "Congr. [Congressional] clerical jobs" The congressman, with a suggestive smile, asks the woman "May I humbly offer protection to a beautiful lady?"

From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection; Cartoon by Ed Valtman. Beneath a large sign with the words "Madison Square Garden...Democratic Convention," Jimmy Carter walks on a wide carpet which is being unrolled by four men (Edward Kennedy, Morris Udall, Hubert Humphrey, Henry Jackson). Jerry Brown is in front of the large roll, heels braced, trying to keep it from being unrolled.

From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection; Cartoon by Ed Valtman. Lyndon Johnson stands in front of a cracked mirror straightening the knot in his tie. The mirror is labeled "Polls," and the crack is labeled "Popularity." The crack in the mirror distorts Johnson's reflection and also is drawn as a descending line on a graph. The cartoon caption reads "The crack in the mirror."

From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection; Cartoon by Ed Valtman. A billboard identifies "George Wallace's political breeding farm" to motorists on the road that passes in front of the farm. In the several animal pens are hybrid creatures that have resulted from crossing two species of animals. Included are a goat's head on a rooster's body, a giraffe with the legs of an elephant, and a dinosaur with the head of a hippopotamus. The hybrid animal closest to the road is a donkey with the head of an elephant and is labeled, "Third party." Farm buildings are in the background. A motorist gawks at the creatures from his car on the road.

From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by Ed Valtman. In front of the United Nations building, a hen labeled "UN Assembly" sits atop a gigantic egg labeled "Peaceful settlement of Vietnam War." U.N. Secretary General U Thant and U.S. Ambassador Arthur Goldberg stand next to the egg. Goldberg says, "If only she had self confidence."

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