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In Collection: AAEC Editorial Cartoons Digital Collection



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From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by Eldon Pletcher. Louisiana governor Dave Treen, dressed as a farmer, is standing in his plowed rows. Behind him is a sign in a row labeled "State needs $." Treen is holding a large book labeled "1982-83 Legislative catalog." He is looking over his shoulder at two crows perched on the fence. They are labeled, "Declining oil-gas revenues" and "Inflation."

From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by Eldon Pletcher. President Ronald Reagan and Secretary of State Alexander Haig are in an office. On the desk is a paper with "New U.S. Central America-Caribbean policy." Both men are looking at a framed picture on the office wall of an oversized Fidel Castro standing on a small island next to a small palm tree. Castro is smoking a cigar, and the smoke has formed a large question mark. Reagan says to Haig, "That's a good question."

From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by Eldon Pletcher. Yasir Arafat and another man hide beneath a desk in an office. A desk sign that reads, "PLO" is on the floor. The office and building are badly damaged, with rubble all around. Through the window, other buildings can be seen in the same state. The second man says to Arafat: "What do we do now, Yasser?" [sic: Yasir].

From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by Eldon Pletcher. Ronald Reagan, wearing swim trunks, is sitting outdoors under a bright sun. He is in a beach chair before a table which holds a typewriter, and he is typing. Paper in the typewriter is labeled "Affairs of state." In the background a villa (or resort or bungalow) can be seen. Reagan looks over his shoulder and speaks to a mostly unseen Nancy Reagan. He says, "Say, Nancy, we ought to come to this place for a vacation some time."

From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by Eldon Pletcher. Outside an El Salvadoran village, two leftist guerillas hide in the jungle and spy on a deserted village polling place. Voting papers lie scattered on the grouned. One soldier says, "Helluva 'Stamp out the vote' campaign we waged!"

From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by Eldon Pletcher. A man sits in a chair in his living room, a television in front and a tray of snacks beside him. His wife is in the doorway behind him, and she says, "It may be Super Bowl Sunday for you, but next week starts Super Sundays for me."

From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by Eldon Pletcher. A man labeled "La. municipalities" holds a large cigarette pack labeled "Tobacco tax." Smoke rising from the box is labeled "State dedication tampering." The man looks up with anxiety at the dollar signs seen within the billowing smoke.

From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by Eldon Pletcher. Two men dressed as American and British Army generals fire cannons at each other from close range. The British general wears a wig, and his coat is labeled "Counci.l" Between the cannons is gray smoke, some of which is labeled "Mayoral terms issue." The cartoon caption reads, "Battle of New Orleans."

From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by Eldon Pletcher. A man and woman sit in their living room, both looking a little dazed. A box of Mardi Gras beads is on the floor between them. On the sofa beside the wife are a Mardi Gras mask and a clown toy. The woman says, "Did you say Lent or spent?"

From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by Eldon Pletcher. A man dressed as Napoleon descends a staircase toward a living room. He wears a uniform with epaulets, and his hand is tucked inside his jacket. In the upstairs room is a woman dressed in an elegant gown and wig primping before a mirror. The man says, "For heavens sake hurry up, Josephine...we'll miss the parades..."

From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by Eldon Pletcher. A donkey holds an open metal aspirin box with "Aspirants" written on the inside lid. Marks around the donkey's head indicate sickness, dizziness, or headache. Inside the aspirin box are six pills, labeled "Mondale...Cranston...Hart...Askew...Hollings...Glenn."

From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by Eldon Pletcher. Menachem Begin stands, looking satisfied, in the doorway of a building labeled "Israel." Attached is a smaller building labeled "Golan Heights." An angry man in robes labeled "Syria" jumps up and down shaking his fists. Marks indicate angry shouting from the Syrian man. The caption reads, "Annex."

From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by Eldon Pletcher. Louisiana governors Dave Treen and Edwin Edwards carry between them a large plate of glass labeled, "Handle with care...$136 million income tax increase...Fragile."

From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by Eldon Pletcher. Louisiana Governor Dave Treen sits at a desk in a doctor's office. On the desk in front of him is a stethoscope. Across from Treen is a man labeled "Legislature" sitting in a chair. Treen is holding up a pager that reads, "Rx...Tax hikes or budget cuts." The man holds up his hand in protest and says, "I'm allergic to both."

From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by Eldon Pletcher. Uncle Sam and another man [Soviet?], each carrying briefcases, stand facing two large doors. One door is labeled "Start...Strategic arms talks," and the other is labeled "Finish" and has an image of a mushroom cloud.

From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by Eldon Pletcher. A malnourished and naked child labeled Cambodia sits with a large bowl in its lap. The outside of the bowl is shown as the Southern hemisphere of Earth. The words "Empty bowls" are near the bowl, with an arrow pointing to it.

From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by Eldon Pletcher. A man labeled "City Council" is holding a large book with "$254 million budget" in large letters on the cover. It has three patched areas on the front cover, labeled "Additions...Subtractions...Need for new revenews." The book has "Mayor-council frictions" on the spine. The man is saying "I expect to be bringing out some revised editions through December."

From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by Eldon Pletcher. Dave Treen (drawn to resemble the Dickens character Bob Cratchit) sits on a stool at a writing desk, making entries with pen and ink into a large book that is open on the desk. Sheets labeled "Tax increase...Spending cuts" fall to the floor around him. Treen is nervous and is being watched by a second man (drawn to resemble Scrooge) labeled "Deficit." The cartoon caption reads, "A Christmas carol."

From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by Eldon Pletcher. Robert "Bobby" Freeman sits at a desk holding a piece of paper that reads, "Give me a job." A saw is cutting through the floor around the desk, and the saw is labeled, "Abolish office of Lieutenant Governor--Treen."

From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by Eldon Pletcher. A teacher is sitting at her desk in a classroom and appears dazed. Around her head are circular marks labeled "Test scores...Facility decay...Discipline." On the desk is a nameplate that reads, "Orleans public schools."

From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by Eldon Pletcher. Three men sit at a table in an office with large glass windows. Name plates on the table identify the men as "Players...Mediator...Owners," and "Players" is wearing a shirt with NFL on it. A baseball has crashed through one of the glass windows behind the men and landed on the table. The path of the baseball is labeled "World Series."

From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by Eldon Pletcher. Ronald Reagan and a man with an elephant head walk alongside a tall wooden fence, looking up fearfully at a huge jack-o-lantern labeled "Unemployment." On the other side of the fence, the pumpkin is being held up at the top of a stick by a man with a donkey head. The cartoon caption reads, "Year of the great pumpkin."

From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by Eldon Pletcher. Dave Treen, holding a gas can, is walking along a road in a deserted area. He is walking away from his car, labeled "State jobless benefits," which is parked on the side of the road. The car's gasoline tank is open, and the gas cap is on the trunk.

From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by Eldon Pletcher. Louisiana governor Edwin Edwards is holding two books; the covers are labeled "State budget" and "Voting records." A man labeled "Legislature" bites down on a very large bullet. Edwards, gesturing with his index finger, says, "Bite harder next time."

From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by Eldon Pletcher. Ronald Reagan is sitting in his office reading the newspaper, the headline of which reads, "Duarte leads Salvadoran vote." He comments, "It'll be easier to get more aid through Congress." The cartoon caption reads, "Winner in an outlying area."

From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by Eldon Pletcher. A man in a car labeled "Economic development" has stopped at the drive through teller window of a bank. A large sign above the bank reads, "Multiparish banking," and time/temperature readings are "9:30...82." The man says to the teller, "I'd like to start a new account."

From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by Eldon Pletcher. A man in the doorway of a mayor's office picks up (removes) the welcome mat.

From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by Eldon Pletcher. A man sits in a chair in his living room, holding a beverage can. He is watching a television that shows only a large hour glass with sand. His wife is in the doorway, and she says, "What are you watching now? I thought the football players were on strike." He replies, "I'm watching the NFL season run out."

From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by Eldon Pletcher. A high sided truck is stopped at the entrance of a much shorter tunnel. The tunnel entrance is labeled "Revenues." The truck box is labeled "Costs...State govt. line." The truck driver, leaning out of the cab, is looking both directions with a confused expression. Louisiana governor Dave Treen and a man labeled "Legislature" stand nearby. Treen says, "I'm open to suggestions."

From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by Eldon Pletcher. An elephant poses as a motion picture director, wearing sunglasses, beret, polka dot shirt. The elephant has a cigarette on a long holder in his mouth. He is holding a clapboard labeled "Presidential years starring Ronald Reagan" and is preparing to slap the pieces together. He says, "Take one."

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