Cartoonists: Down Under to Denver

Lyndon was unmistakably Lyndon, right down to the bifurcated chin. Barry was incontrovertibly Barry—box jaw, brow wrinkles, horn rims and all. Few U.S. cartoonists have so deftly distilled the spirit of these two men as Australia's Patrick Bruce Oliphant, 29, a recent arrival who has not yet set eyes on either Johnson or Goldwater and who took over the editorial cartoonist's drawing board at the Denver Post only last month.

Pat Oliphant came to the Post from Australia at the end of a six-month search for a worthy successor to Cartoonist Paul Conrad, who left Denver for a better-paying job...

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