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From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection; Cartoon by Ed Valtman. King Hussein is shown riding a camel labeled "Jordan." The camel's movement is shaking him severely from side to side. The cartoon caption reads, "Shaky monarch."

From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by Ed Valtman. In the background of the cartoon, an ocean liner labeled "Pound" and flying a British flag is sinking. In the foreground, Uncle Sam is swimming with a a heavy round anchor stone labeled "Balance of payments deficit" hanging from his neck by a rope. He is also trying to save a young woman labeled "Gold price" from drowning. Beneath them in the water are sharks labeled "International speculators."

cartoon by Ed Valtman; A man standing behind a desk labeled "Auto Insurance" is talking to a man on the other side of the desk carrying a briefcase labeled,"Congressional Inquiry On Auto Insurance." He is reading a paper alluding to insurance discrimination. The salesman states:"Our rates? Sure! Just state your age, address, sex, race, occupation, and income and I'll figure out your premium."

cartoon by Ed Valtman; A man labeled "Baker" is holding a hat for donations. The hat is labeled "For Needy Senators," and there is a hole in the bottom of it. A hand is dropping $10,000 into the hat while Baker is catching the money that is falling out of the bottom of the hat.

From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection; Cartoon by Ed Valtman. A large bird's nest labeled "11-state region" sits on the branch of a tall pine tree. The nest is full of hungry baby birds with beaks open to be fed. An adult eagle has flown to the nest carrying a large worm in its beak. The worm is labeled "$11 billion Appalachia anti-poverty bill." Signs falling from the nest toward the ground are labeled "State rights, Local control, Limit federal power, De-centralize government."

From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection; Cartoon by Ed Valtman. Richard Nixon, Eugene McCarthy, and Robert Kennedy, drawn to resemble teenagers, are standing in front of a booth at a carnival or fair. The booth is labeled "Lyndon's stand" and has a sign that reads, "Hit him on the head, 3 balls, 10 cents." In the background, other people are at a food stand, and a Ferris wheel is seen. Kennedy says to the others, "There's no fun here since he decided to close up."

From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by Ed Valtman. Eugene McCarthy is dressed as the Pied Piper and is playing a flute while leading a large group of people who are holding a banner that reads "Dissident Democrats." Other signs in the crowd read "Defeat is good for you, Losing is winning, Ask not what we are for, ask what we are against, Sit out the election." The cartoon caption reads, "The pied piper."

From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by Ed Valtman. Lyndon Johnson and Nguyen Van Thieu are each on a tree branch which almost, but do not quite, meet in the middle of the cartoon. Johnson has climbed far out on his branch, and is reaching across the gap, extending his hand. Nguyen Van Thieu, with a hammer and sickle on his lapel, is sitting far back on his branch, and is making little effort to meet Johnson half way. The cartoon is reminiscent of Michelangelo's ca. 1511 Sistine Chapel ceiling fresco, "The Creation of Adam." The cartoon caption reads, "Out on the limb."

cartoon by Ed Valtman; Two men, one Russian and one Chinese, are fighting over a ship's wheel labeled "world communism." One of the men is wearing the communist hammer and sickle on his chest.

cartoon by Ed Valtman; There are 3 different scenes. In the first scene, Anwar Sadat is dressed as a marathon runner. He is handing Menachem Begin, who is also dressed as a runner, a baton labeled "Peace Initiative." The second scence shows Begin sitting on a rock under the blazing sun sweating and tired. The baton is lying on the ground beside him. The third scene shows Sadat speaking to a young woman holding an olive branch and looking at her watch." The sun is setting in the background.

From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection; Cartoon by Jack Jurden. An elephant labeled GOP is sitting in a pool of water next to a small sign labeled "Election year." A black cloud labeled "ITT" is overhead, and from it, rain is falling on the elephant's head and the sign. No rain is falling anywhere else.

cartoon by Ed Valtman; A group of cowboys are standing around the fence watching a cowboy labeled "stock prices" getting thrown from a wild, bucking bull labeled "Stock Market." A ticker-tape machine by the fence is shown with a worried facial expression and arms outstretched over its head. The cowboy is lying on the ground with a finger pointing in the air.

From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by Ed Valtman. Uncle Sam is shown standing tall as a giant, shaking his fist and boasting, "We're the most powerful nation in the world." At ground level, a small Ayatollah Khomeini has tied Uncle Sam's legs together with a long rope. The Ayatollah is walking away, pulling the rope over his shoulder.

From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by Clyde Wells. A battleship, USS Ford, is moving through a lock in the Panama Canal. Some of the gun's ships point forward, and others point to left and right. From right to left across the cartoon is the path of a banana thrown from one side of the lock. One of the people on the ship's bridge shouts, "Banana across the bow, Sir!" Another person shouts, "Abandon ship!!"

From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection; Cartoon by John Riedell. Lyndon Johnson, dressed as an admiral, is in the crow's nest at the top of a sailing ship mast. He is looking forward into the distance and holding a monocular spy glass. The flag attached to the mast is labeled "US Vietnam policy." A man climbing the rigging up to the crow's nest shakes his fist at Johnson and wears an angry expression. A second man who has climbed up the mast holds a hand saw and is trying to saw the mast. The cartoon caption reads, "Columbus days."

From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection; Cartoon by Ricky Nobile. Three men are shown driving cars labeled, "Wallace, Carter, Udall." In the center of the three is the smiling Jimmy Carter, driving at speed with his tie flying in the wind. George Wallace and Morris Udall's cars are to Carter's right and left, respecively, and the cars appear to have been moved to the side to get out of Carter's way. The cartoon caption reads, "The middle of the road."

From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by Herc Ficklen. A man labeled "House Judiciary Committee" is pulling two long pieces of magnetic audiotape from under a locked door with the presidential seal on it. In the lower right corner, a tiny cow says, "Open the door, Richard!"

From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection; Cartoon by Cal Alley. A man with a donkey's head and labeled "Party's plans" is blinded by the flash of a camera being held close to its face. The flash is labeled "Not running--LBJ."

From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by Richard Locher. In the foreground of the cartoon are a line of people, chained together, walking down a hill to the shoreline. Between two of the people, a sign labeled "Taxpayers" hangs from the chain. Offshore is a Roman-style ship labeled, "U.S.S. Burocracy" [sic] with an eagle at the prow and oars along the side. An oarmaster with a whip waits on the ship as a group of the chained people row out to the ship. One of the chained people in the foreground says, “Golly, what a beautiful ship. What makes it go?”

From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection; Cartoon by Eddie Germano. Lyndon Johnson and Uncle Sam are riding through a maze in a car labeled "U.S." One path through the maze is labeled "Road to peace in Vietnam." The cartoon caption (Johnson's words to Uncle Sam) is "Hope this is the right route!"

From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by John Riedell. Two U.S. soldiers are behind a sandbag bunker in Vietnam. One is looking through binoculars at the scene in the distance. The other holds his rifle and is talking into the radio microphone. The cartoon caption reads, "About the VC observing Tet, was that with a cease or increase fire?"

From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection; Cartoon by Ed Valtman. Henry Kissinger is standing behind his desk scratching his head. An assistant stands on the other side of the desk holding a clipboard full of papers. President Richard Nixon's portrait is on the wall behind them. Kissinger says, "Mary-Lou, whom was I supposed to bring together today?"

cartoon by Ed Valtman; A long line of people are waiting to talk to a man in a window labeled "State Department Complaints." Each person is a leader from a different part of the world, and holding a sign. The signs read:"torture of political prisoners,"majority rule,"human rights,"minor border adjustments,"defensible borders," and "murders by accident."

cartoon by Ed Valtman; A man with a hat and a cigar is labeled "Congress," and he is running circles around a tree. He holds a magnifying glass and looks at some clouds of dust behind him labeled "Korean scandal." There are two men in suits watching the man and commenting,"I think he's doing his very best to catch up with himself."

cartoon by Ed Valtman; A man wearing a tie with dollar signs on it is holding a bag labeled "Congressional Pay Raises" in one hand and raising his other hand with his palm facing toward another man. This man is holding a paper that reads,"Ethics Code, 15% Limit On Outside Earnings."

cartoon by Ed Valtman; The Shah is shown in uniform and balancing on a bomb labeled Iran. The fuse is lit.

cartoon by Ed Valtman; A man in a suit is standing next to a sign that reads,"Dec. 17, 1978." He is holding a stop watch and Beagan is sitting on a snail to the left of the man. Sadat is sitting on a turtle to the right of the man. Both Beagan and Sadat have their arms crossed.

From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection; Cartoon by Ed Valtman. President Jimmy Carter is playing soccer with a ball labeled "Admin. domestic program." An opposing team player labeled "Special interests" blocks Carter's attempt to kick the ball toward the goal. Another opposing team player labeled "Congress" defends the goal. A player on Carter's team (unidentified) is in the background. Both opposing team players are drawn heavy in weight.

From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection; Cartoon by Ed Valtman. President Jimmy Carter is shown lying in bed thinking (or worrying) about Senator Edward Kennedy dumping a freezer labeled "Wage and price freeze" on him.

From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection; Cartoon by Ed Valtman. An ill President Jimmy Carter sits on the edge of a bed dressed in a bathrobe with his feet soaking in hot water. On the bedside table are various medications. Zbigniew Brzezinski sits in a chair across from Carter with a valise in his lap. Carter complains, "C.I.A. failed again to warn me of the cold climate in Mexico."

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