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From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by Richard Locher. A man is sitting on a stool a bar. He says to the barkeeper, "Gimme a New York disaster." The bartender, who is drying glasses, says, "A what?" The man replies, "Manhattan on the rocks!"

From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by Richard Locher. A burglar dressed all in black with a CIA button on his lapel is breaking into a safe. As he swings open the safe door, he reacts in surprise and drops his tools at the sight of Nelson Rockefeller inside. Rockefeller, holding a flash camera, takes the burglar's picture. The caption reads, "Smile! You're on Candid America!"

From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection; Cartoon by Richard Locher. Caricatures of the faces of Jimmy Carter and Hubert Humphrey are shown. Under Carter is "Peanut butter" and under Humphrey is "& Jolly."

From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by Richard Locher. A farmer in overalls is holding a pail in one hand and a milking stool in the other. He is looking up at a giant cow's udder above him labeled "Milk prices."

From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by Richard Locher. A man and woman are sitting in a living room. The man is reading a newspaper and the woman is knitting. The man says, "So 'Cuckoo's nest' is up for an Academy Award? I didn't know they made a film about the Internal Revenue Service!"

From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by Richard Locher. A doctor is seated at his desk in his office. Diplomas hang on the wall behind him, and a name plate on the desk reads, "Dr. Sainty" [?]. A man with a disgruntled look on his face sits in a chair opposite. The man's briefcase is labeled, "Malpractice attorney." The doctor says, "About this operation...if you die, you don't owe me anything. If you live, I get a third of your income for life!"

From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by Richard Locher. Uncle Sam is standing outside the door of a house which is labeled "Metric system." He is talking to a man who has opened the door. A space ship labeled, "U.S. system of measurements" is parked to the right of the house. Uncle Sam says, "Take me to your liter!"

From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by Richard Locher. Count Dracula, labeled "Big oil," stands over a man and woman in their bed. The window behind him is open, and the sun is shining into the room. Dracula is looking over his shoulder at the sun, which is labeled "Solar energy," and has been interrupted in his attack on the people.

From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by Richard Locher. Two men stand on an industrial balcony overlooking a large machine labeled, "U.S. Post Office automatic parcel processing." One man holds a newspaper with the headline, "3 1/2 million pieces mangled." Parcels are going into the top machine bin from a conveyor, and waste from destroyed boxes is coming out at the bottom. Two workers are hiding and running away from the machine on the work floor under the industrial balcony. One of the men on the balcony says to the other, "You could always look at it as a cost savings! It's mail we don't have to deliver!"

From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by Richard Locher. In the backbround of the cartoon is a man in a canoe on a lake; he is holding a fishing rod with a broken line. Nearby are a woman and child on a dock. In the foreground, swimming away, is a huge fish with the man's lure in its mouth and part of the fishing line trailing. The fish is labeled "Summer." The man says to the woman, "You should have seen it! It was a beauty...! But it just got away."

From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by Richard Locher. Two rats are labeled "Violence" and "Terrorism." They are eating a globe of the Earth as if it were food. One is eating in the area of Eastern Europe/Soviet Union and the other at sub-Saharan Africa. The cartoon caption reads, "Having a ball."

From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by Richard Locher. A man in tattered clothes and labeled "New York City" is holding his hand out to Gerald Ford, who is walking past him on the street. The man says, "Hey buddy, can you spare a billion bucks for a couple of rolls...the welfare roll and unemployment roll?"

From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection; Cartoon by Richard Locher. On the left side of the cartoon, Henry Kissinger is portrayed as Atlas shouldering the world. On the right side of the cartoon, Kissinger has allowed the world to fall from his shoulders. As the world bounces away, Kissinger is saying, "The hell with it." The cartoon caption reads, "Atlas shrugged."

From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by Richard Locher. Two thugs walk away from a crime victim in an alley. The larger of the two men carries a handgun and cash. The smaller man, with "CAT" on his shirt, carries a handgun and a (?) [rolled paper or stick?]. Behind them in the alley, an unconscious (dead?) man lies amid scattered garbage cans and trash. The large thug says to the other man, "Don't worry about it! Cruel and unusual punishment applies to US if we're caught! Not to our victims!" At the right edge of the cartoon is part of a political campaign poster with: "Nov. 1; Markusich; Vote."

From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by Ranan Lurie. Five cars are shown one behind another across the width of the cartoon. The car at far left is labeled "Arab terror" and is driven by Yasser Arafat of the Palestinian Liberation Organization. He is driving at speed and has hit the car in front of him, "Israel," driven by Golda Meir. Meir's car has hit the car labeled, "Syria," and a surprised Hafez al-Assad is about to hit the next car, "Egypt," where Anwar Sadat is looking back with his hands against his cheeks. The fifth and largest car is labeled "USSR." In the far background are pyramids.

From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by Ranan Lurie. Richard Nixon and Uncle Sam are in the cockpit of a plane labeled "U.S. foreign policy." Nixon, pointing to Uncle Sam, says, "Now fly to Cuba!"

From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection; Cartoon by Ranan Lurie. Two men under the body of a donkey costume are fighting each other with fists and feet. The donkey, labeled "Dem.," has a bandaged face and head.

From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by John Riedell. John F. Kennedy is climbing the face of a mountain, using a rope, and has almost reached the summit. He sees Nikita Khrushchev at the top with an axe next to his climbing rope. The cartoon caption reads, "Sum of Soviet summitry."

From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection; Cartoon by Ed Valtman. Secretary of State Cyris Vance is trying to walk a high circus tightrope holding a balancing stick. A large balloon labeled "Hopes for diplomatic relations with Red China" is tied to one end of the stick. A weight labeled "Responsibility toward Taiwan" is tied to the other end. President Jimmy Carter is waving to the man from the high wire platform. The cartoon caption reads, "On Mission impossible."

From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by Eddie Germano. Heads and shoulders of four presidents are shown with their names, sequence, and years in office. The labels read, "James Garfield 20th president 1881; Abraham Lincoln 16th president 1861-1865; William McKinley 25th president 1897-1901; John Kennedy 35th president 1961-November 22, 1963." An American flag is at half mast in the upper left, and the U.S. Capitol building is in the bottom center. The barrel of a rifle, smoking, labeled "Assassination" is in the foreground. The cartoon caption reads, "Martyrs of the White House."

From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection; Cartoon by Eddie Germano. An elephant labeled "GOP" is dancing with Henry Cabot Lodge. In the upper right background, President Dwight Eisenhower is playing a trumpet with "Tootin' it up" coming out of the trumpet. The cartoon caption reads, "The elephant tango."

cartoon by John J. Knudsen; A man dressed in a lab coat labeled "E.P.A." is holding a cip board in one hand and pointing at a line of mufflers connected to one another. The man is talking to another man in a suit. The mufflers are attached to a car. A big sign reads,"Environmental Protection Agency."

cartoon by John J. Knudsen; A man is wrapped in blankets and blowing steam with his breath. He is looking out a frosted window of a building labeled "Congress." There is snow on the ground outside the building and a sign is in the yard that reads,"National Energy Program."

From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection; Cartoon by John Knudsen. A drunken man with a donkey's head is labeled "Demo's." He is standing at a bar with a sloshing beverage in one hand and a bottle labeled "Old Watergate" in the other. The bartender looks on as the donkey spills liquid on the bar and floor. A small sign above the bartender's head reads, "No credit." The cartoon caption reads, "I can lick any man in the house."

From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection; Cartoon by John Knudsen. Henry Kissinger is shown dressed in a Superman costume, walking along a stone path holding a briefcase. He is walking with a woman taller in height who is carrying a shoulder bag labeled "Mrs. K" (Mrs. Kissinger). She says, "Henry, I just love you in uniform."

From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by John J. Knudsen. Richard Nixon is releasing the feet of two men from a stockade, where they have been sitting side by side. One man, wearing overalls, is labeled "Wages," while the other man, in a suit, is labeled "Prices." In the distance, the U.S. Capitol dome can be seen. The two men and the stockade appear to be "behind the toolshed." Nixon says to them, "Now, behave yourselves."

From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection; Cartoon by Eddie Germano. George Wallace is sitting in a chair with his feet propped up on a stool and his hands behind his head. Lurleen Wallace enters the room carrying a tray with coffee and food. George Wallace says, "I'm not jealous that your [sic] governor, Lurleen, but Ah'm runnin' for President."

cartoon by Eddie Germano; A disheveled-looking man is standing on a podium with his fist clinched and thrust into the air. With his other hand, he is pushing down on the top of a man's head labeled "press" who is sitting beside the podium. The reporter is seeing stars floating around his head with "Decision to bar the press from SDS Chicago convention" among the stars.

From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection; Cartoon by Eddie Germano. Lyndon Johnson is sitting on top of a large hat. His legs are crossed, his arms are across his chest, and he wears a satisfied expression. The hat conceals many papers, parts of which can be seen sticking out from under the brim. One is labeled "Information," and another is labeled "What's going on." A man labeled "The public" looks on with a puzzled expression.

From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection; Cartoon by Eddie Germano. Lyndon Johnson is shown with a monkey labeled "Asian problems" clinging to his back. Johnson, looking back over his shoulder as the monkey's claws dig in, holds a paper labeled "Chinese year of the monkey." The monkey has pointed ears and a horned tail. The cartoon caption reads, "Monkey on his back."

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