Campaign Cartoons: Potent Pictures

Not this century has a presidential campaign so severely tested the talent and originality of political cartoonists as the contest between Herbert Clark Hoover and Franklin Delano Roosevelt. Even the best of the craft have had a hard time getting its essence down in black & white, while those below the best have sunk to new depths of routine caricature.

In 1928 cartoonists had sharp, tangible issues to work with—the Brown Derby,the Noble Experiment, the Church in Poli tics, Raddio, Two Cars in Every Garage—a Chicken in Every Pot. This year...

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