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Viewing: Ficklen, Jack Howels "Herc", 1911-1980

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A Light in the West, too - Ficklen, Jack Howels "Herc", 1911-1980

Editorial cartoon published two days after Russian cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin became the first man to travel to outer space and complete an orbit of the earth. Critiques the significance of the Russian achievement and places faith in the U.S. space program.

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Beefing Up - Ficklen, Jack Howels "Herc", 1911-1980

Editorial cartoon depicting the enlarged NATO dominating a figure of aggression.

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Creeping Threat - Ficklen, Jack Howels "Herc", 1911-1980

Editorial cartoon criticizing an increase in the powers of the U.S. Federal Government. Possibly refers to the Baker v. Carr decision that allowed U.S. Federal courts to interfere in redistricting cases.

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Hero or Nero? - Ficklen, Jack Howels "Herc", 1911-1980

Editorial cartoon criticizing Kennedy's policies toward Cuba days before the Cuban Missile Crisis.

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Keypeek - Ficklen, Jack Howels "Herc", 1911-1980

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Mission Accomplished - Ficklen, Jack Howels "Herc", 1911-1980

Editorial cartoon celebrating the success of Project Mercury in sending an American to space. Depicts Alan B. Shepard, the first American in space.

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Put it this way- I'm not coming away empty handed! - Ficklen, Jack Howels "Herc", 1911-1980

Editorial cartoon on the 1972 presidential campaign of George McGovern, who is depicted getting advice from a proud Lyndon Johnson.

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Scrooge, 1973 Style! - Ficklen, Jack Howels "Herc", 1911-1980

Editorial cartoon depicting the 1973 oil crisis as Scrooge from "A Christmas Carol." Inscribed: "Best wishes to Earl Collins."

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State of Silence - Ficklen, Jack Howels "Herc", 1911-1980

Editorial cartoon depicting oil companies protected by constitutional immunity.

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Thin Walls - Ficklen, Jack Howels "Herc", 1911-1980

Editorial cartoon depicting the beginning of the Billie Sol Estes fraud case, the hearings for which led back to Washington and Vice President Lyndon Johnson. Estes, whose fraud included the use of ammonia tanks, has his case depicted here on a leaking ammonia tank.

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Two Ways to Solve a Problem - Ficklen, Jack Howels "Herc", 1911-1980

Editorial cartoon characterizing two ways of dealing with an issue, could reference the passage of the Civil Rights act of 1960 in May (which secured further legal rights for African Americans). Could also characterize the actions of South Africa's government in the wake of the Sharpesville massacre.

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You Never Can Tell- - Ficklen, Jack Howels "Herc", 1911-1980

Editorial cartoon possibly depicting the presidential election of 1960 where, even though he carried California, the Republican Nixon was unable to win the presidency against John F. Kennedy. There is another rough on verso that depicts a smiling Fidel Castro with a noose from the Soviet Union tied around his neck.