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From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection; Cartoon by Hy Rosen. Leonid Brezhnev stands in the lit doorway of a darkened room, wearing a trench coat and fedora. The window of the room is open. The leader of Czechoslovakia (Dubcek) sits behind a desk, bound and gagged. On the desk are a picture of an apparently dead body (Masaryk) on the ground below an upper floor window, a folder labeled "The late Jan Masaryk," an off-the-hook telephone with a cut cord, and a name plate with "Czechoslovakia." The caption (Brezhnev speaking) reads, "Remember, there is always the window!"

19 July 1968

From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection; Cartoon by Vic Runtz. A U.S. flag flies at full mast. In place of the stripes are the words, "New freedom from fear, poverty, disease, ignorance, intolerance, lawlessness." Underneath the flag is a quotation from the Gettysburg address: "...that this nation, under God, shall have a new birth of freedom..." Runtz's signature cat is at the lower right eating a slice of watermelon and the words, "Happy holiday!" are nearby. The cartoon caption reads, "Oh, say can you see...."

4 July 1968

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."

12 July 1968

From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection; Cartoon by Vic Runtz. An elderly couple approach a pilot and flight attendant who are standing in front of a passenger jet, waiting to receive travelers. The elderly woman has unknowingly kicked aside a newspaper with the headline, "Hi-jacking up." The woman asks, "Think we might get a side trip to Cuba or some place?" The pilot and flight attendant look dismayed. Runtz's signature cat at the bottom right corner of the cartoon jumps to avoid being hit by the newspaper, and drops its bindle (bundle tied to a stick).

25 July 1968

From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection; Cartoon by Vic Runtz. A small man and woman stand in front of a castle labeled "Czechoslovakia" waving a sign labeled "Soviets, go home!" at a giant bear. The bear growls menacingly. Runtz's signature cat jumps in astonishment at the bear and drops his pack. The cartoon caption reads, "Do you suppose he's getting the message...?"

19 July 1968

From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection; Cartoon by John Stampone. Lyndon Johnson, wearing sandals and belted tunic with an hour glass tied from the waist, has entered an office through a door labeled "Agencies." He is carrying sharpened pencils and an oversized book labeled "Write history of Johnson administration now!" A tag hanging from the book is labeled "Rush." Johnson is handing the book to a harried looking man sitting at a desk in the office. A stack of papers on the desk is labeled "Agency work."

17 July 1968

From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by Ed Valtman. Richard Nixon, dressed as an eye doctor, stands beside an eye chart and points to it with his pencil. Letters on the chart spell out "ABM vote crucial" on the first three lines and "National defense" on the fourth and fifth lines. An elderly man labeled "Congress" looks at the chart and says, "Sorry, can't see below the third line."

17 July 1968

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cartoon by Eddie Germano; A large grizzly bear is labeled "Russia" and is wearing a chain with a hammer and sickle medallion on it. He is holding his foot, which has a large thorn stuck in the bottom of it labeled "Czechs."

29 July 1968

From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by Eddie Germano. Candidates for president in the 1968 election are swimming in a lake labeled " '68 presidential swim." Above the lake, Ronald Reagan stands on the limb of a nearby tree preparing to dive into the water. He is counting, "1...2...2 1/2." The cartoon caption reads, "Ready for the plunge?"

July 1968

From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection; Cartoon by Eddie Germano. Eugene McCarthy stands in an empty Fenway Park holding a briefcase with "Eugene" in one hand and a campaign sign labeled "McCarthy for President speaks at Fenway Park tonight." On the stadium flag pole, a pennant hangs under the U.S. flag. It reads, "American League champions Boston Red Sox 1967." The cartoon caption reads, "Impossible dream number two?"

25 July 1968

From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by Eddie Germano. Two passenger jets pass each other above the icy top of the world, which is labeled, "Cold war." One jet is labeled "Commercial flights to the U.S." and the other, "Commercial flights to Russia." A man watches from behind the globe, smiling. The ice is melting. The cartoon caption reads, "It's better exchanging passengers."

24 July 1968

From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection; Cartoon by Eddie Germano. George Wallace is shown dressed in colonial costume standing on a tree stump, ringing a bell with one hand and holding a long sheet of paper in the other hand. Wallace says, "Heah ye...heah ye." The paper in one hand is labeled, "Ballot...Signatures for president." Around the stump on the ground are the names of cities in Massachusetts, "Middleboro, Whitman, Rockland, Stoughton, Weymouth, Plymouth." The cartoon caption reads, "On the stump."

15 July 1968

From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by Eddie Germano. Four elephants are walking in a circle, each one 's trunk holding the tail of the elephant in front. Richard Nixon is standing inside the circle smiling and with his arms crossed. The cartoon caption reads, "The inner circle."

17 July 1968

From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection; Cartoon by Eddie Germano. A childlike Hubert Humphrey looks and points at a stuffed bear labeled "Teddy for VP" in a store window. Humphrey is portrayed as a young boy, dressed in clothing and straw hat reminiscent of the early 1900s, and a donkey dressed in a plaid suit is holding his hand. Humphrey says, "I think I like that one!"

6 July 1968

From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by Eldon Pletcher. An American flag fills the cartoon image. An American soldier in uniform is in the imddle of the cartoon holding a large campaign button that reads, "Your support will be greatly appreciated." The cartoon caption reads, "Election year's silent campaign."

04 July 1968

From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by Eldon Pletcher. Louisiana attorney general Jack P.F. Gremillion, dressed in swim trunks, is walking down steps into deep water. The steps are labeled (from highest to lowest), "Relationships with LL&T...$10,000 legal fee...$55,000 loan...$95,000 loan." Fish swim nearby. The cartoon caption reads, "In the swim of things."

12 July 1968

From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by Eldon Pletcher. A man dressed in old world German costume is labeled "Berlin Volkfest." He holds a huge beer stein. Above him are the words, "German contributions to the civic, social and cultural life of New Orleans." The cartoon caption reads, "It's an art."

27 July 1968

From the AAEC Editorial Cartoon Collection. Cartoon by Eldon Pletcher. Eugene McCarthy and Nelson Rockefeller face each other. Each holds a sign in one hand and points behind himself (in the direction from which he has come?). McCarthy's sign reads, "Stop Humphrey." Rockefeller's sign reads, "Stop Nixon."

28 July 1968

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