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From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection; Cartoon by John Riedell. Lady Justice, blindfolded, holds her sword upright in one hand and scales in the other. The scales are labeled, "Area" and "Pop." (population) and are uneven. Supreme Court Chief Justice Earl Warren is holding the population side of the scale down with his finger. In his other hand, he holds a large sheet that reads,"Supreme Court ruling that state legislative bodies be based on population only." The cartoon caption reads, "Better take the blindfold off."

From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by Eddie Germano. Republican presidential candidates "Rocky" (Nelson Rockefeller) and "Nixon" (Richard Nixon) are shown from the waist down. Only knee high are two of the vice-presidential hopefuls. "Sen. Brooke" and "Gov. Volpe" are shown glaring and scowling at each other from behind their respective candidates. The cartoon caption reads, "And in this corner..."

From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by Eddie Germano. A snow skier labeled "Ye voter" stands before a sign that reads, "N.H. primary" and looks out with uncertainty at the number of ski slopes before him. Each is labeled with a flag. They are: "Nixon Trails; Smith's Valley; Stassen's Slope; Scranton's Ravine; Goldwater Hill; Rockefeller's Mountain; Lodge's Lodge." The cartoon caption reads, "Giant slalom."

From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by Eddie Germano. Uncle Sam and a Vietnamese man wearing a "coolie" hat with a hammer and sickle on it are sitting at the "Paris conference table." Each has a stack of papers. The world, represented by a man with a globe for a head, watches the men. In the background, the Eiffel Tower and a large large crowd of people are shown. The cartoon caption reads, "Watching and hoping."

cartoon by Eddie Germano; A man sleeps in a hammock tied to two trees in his yard. The lawnmower waits to be used on the tall grass that is labeled "public apathy."

cartoon by Eddie Germano; A diver jumps off a diving board labeld "the big board." The driver, representative of the "stock market," realizes he is jumping into an empty swimming pool. The "stock market" exclaims,"Somebody's pulled out th' plug!" The plug is labled "monetary restraints," and it is shown to the side of the drain.

From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by Eddie Germano. Mao Zedong, wearing a "coolie" hat and labeled "Red China," Leonid Brezhnev, labeled "Russia," and Uncle Sam, all drawn as street toughs, stand at a street corner under a sign labeled "World St." Mao and Brezhnev are facing Uncle Sam, who stands with his hands on his hips and wears a frown. Mao is drawn with fangs instead of teeth and is pushing Brezhnev to challenge Uncle Sam as he says, "Go ahead...let's show him who's boss!" Hammer and sickle symbols form part of the letters of the word Boss. Brezhnev is shown expressing fear. The cartoon caption reads, "Toughest kid on the block?"

cartoon by Eddie Germano; A wife yells at her overweight husband,"You said you'd make it big someday, and you sure did!" She holds a paper that reads,"Reports Say There are Now 90,000 Millionaires in the U.S."

From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection; Cartoon by Eddie Germano. Alabama Governor George Wallace is shown as a screaming baby, dressed in a diaper and head cap. He is shaking a rattle with one hand and holding a bottle in the other. Seven blocks around the baby spell out "Alabama." The cartoon caption reads, "Baby's sounding off again."

cartoon by Eddie Germano; An "area town hall" is having "budget meetings." Bursting out of the roof is a missle labeled "tax rates." The missile "zooms" out of the building into the night sky.

From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by Eddie Germano. Uncle Sam sits at a table on which is a paper labeled "Paris talks with Viet Cong." He reacts with pain when he is hit in the back of the neck by a stone thrown from behind him by a man labeled "Berlin." The man is holding a slingshot in the form of a hammer and sickle. The cartoon caption reads, "Another pain in the neck!"

From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by Eddie Germano. Nelson Rockefeller sits on a large stone labeled "Rocky" in the pose of Rodin's "The thinker." He holds a paper with the words, "Presidential nomination or RFK's New York Senate seat." The cartoon caption reads, "The thinker."

From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection; Cartoon by Eddie Germano. A man labeled “New Chief Justice Abe Fortas" is shown wearing judge’s robes, carrying a briefcase and holding a book. He stands in a road that splits into three paths, labeled, “Left, Middle road, Right” and is uncertain which road to take. The cartoon caption reads, “Which road to choose?”

cartoon by Eddie Germano; A man referred to as "the guy who does all the squawkin'." says,"As a taxpayer I demand we get a better shake for our money...etc...etc." In the second frame, he is shown sleeping in a chair, and this note is included ".in many cases may be found napping on voting day." At the bottom of the cartoon, a large hand marks an "x" underneath "your vote counts." The hand uses a pencil with a tag marked "primary elections next Tues."

cartoon by Eddie Germano; Pollution is the topic of this cartoon. Factories and transportation vehicles are shown creating pollution, and a thick layer of smog has covered the cartoon. A man in the corner says,"Had any fresh air lately? Cough...Cough."

From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by Eddie Germano. The United States flag is shown partially attached to a flag pole, in tatters, and under attack. One attack is labeled "Anti-American from within," and another is "Anti-American from without." From below, Uncle Sam looks up at the flag with concern. Nearby clouds are labeled "Flag day 1967." The cartoon caption reads, "Francis Scott Key should see it now!"

From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by Eddie Germano. A 1966 graduate dressed in gown and mortarboard holds his diploma on the lawn of the college. The college building is in the background. He looks up at a huge man with a globe for a head, who is flexing his muscles and appears ready to hit the graduate with a fist. The cartoon caption reads, "That tough ol' world ahead."

From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection; Cartoon by Eddie Germano. A large donkey, labeled "Democrats" looks over its shoulder. The donkey shows distress and pain at the sight of a large thorn in its side, labeled, "Alabama's Gov. Wallace." The cartoon caption reads, "Thorn in the side."

From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by Eddie Germano. Eugene McCarthy sits on a three-legged stool playing a giant Sousaphone and tapping his foot. From the horn come the words "The Wisconsin primary march...and no April fooling." Two men nearby cover their ears, and one of them says, "He's sure blowin' his own horn."

cartoon by Eddie Germano; Barry Goldwater plays a saxophone labeled,"party harmony." The New England GOP dumps "sand" into the sax. At the top of the cartoon, a box reads,"ed. note...Barry G. likes to play a hot jazz sax, for relaxation."

cartoon by Eddie Germano; A child representative of "our young" is pushed back by a jumping television. Out of the t.v. set come rays of "violence" and "bad examples." A quote from Dr. Milton Eisenhower, Chairman of Presidential Commission on Violence reads,"We do not suggest that t.v. is a principle cause of violence in our society, we do suggest that it is a contributing factor."

From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection; Cartoon by Eddie Germano. Lyndon Johnson, standing in tall grass, juggles a grenade labeled "Vietnam." As he juggles, he looks up at the grenade with concern. The cartoon caption reads, "The hot potato."

From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by Eddie Germano. Uncle Sam, dressed as a firefighter, runs across the globe with a fire hose labeled "All-out peace effort" toward a large fire labeled "Vietnam." Three men, one wearing a "coolie" hat, are trying to put out this fire, which may spread to a large area of trees labeled "The rest of the world."

From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection; Cartoon by Eddie Germano. Richard Nixon is dressed in a football uniform with "Nixon 68" on the jersey and "GOP" and an elephant on the helmet. He is running and carrying a football labeled "Election lead" under his left arm. An elephant dressed as a football coach is on the sidelines jumping. He yells, "For gosh sakes, don't fumble it!"

From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by Eddie Germano. Uncle Sam and a man labeled "Viet Cong" stand by the "Paris peace table." Uncle Sam offers a chair with large tacks labeled "Truth" in the seat to the other man, who is frowning and has his arms crossed. Uncle Sam says, "Supposing we get down to brass tacks...do you admit you have troops in the south?"

From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection; Cartoon by Eddie Germano. In the top half of the cartoon, President Richard Nixon is shown at his desk surrounded by piles of papers and people demanding his attention with cries of "Mr. President!" Nixon looks overwhelmed. In the bottom half of the cartoon, Hubert Humphrey is shown relaxing on a sunny beach reading a newspaper. The cartoon caption reads, "The fruits of victory!"

From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection; Cartoon by Eddie Germano. President Lyndon Johnson and Hubert Humphrey stand in the Oval Office (curved floor), with draperies, candelabra, and portrait on the wall. Humphrey is portrayed as a young boy, dressed in clothing and straw hat reminiscent of the early 1900s, and he is beaming at Johnson. Johnson pats Humphrey's shoulder and speaks to him in a fatherly way, saying, "Hubert m' boy, are you sure you wanna go through with this?" Humphrey holds a rolled up paper that resembles a graduation certificate. It reads, "Presidential candidate plans to run in '68."

From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by Eddie Germano. Richard Nixon is shown as the captain of a ship that is sailing in water, with the ship drawn in the shape of a map of the United States (contiguous 48 states). Sails are unfurled, and an American flag is at the top of the mast. A sailor says to Nixon, "We seem to be drifting to the right, Mr. President."

cartoon by Eddie Germano; Two youths are "hung up" on a limb of a tree. The "hanging tree" is labeled "drugs."

cartoon by Eddie Germano; A large man, a "1965 political appointee," rests in his bed while "visions of sugar plums" appear above his head. He hungrily licks his lips as it becomes clear that the "sugar plums" are translated to "jobs" and "money."

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