The Press: Teddy Bear's Father

To the white-haired, windsor-tied dean of U.S. political cartoonists last week came a crowning honor: the Library of Congress asked Clifford Kennedy Berryman, 75, for 2,000 of his originals to be housed as a permanent record of the last half-century of U.S. politics.

In his cluttered cubbyhole off the city room of the Washington Star, spry, ruddy Cliff Berryman began the job of arranging the 2,000 in order. Many of the estimated 40,000 he has drawn are scattered. Presidents from McKinley to Franklin Roosevelt, lesser statesmen, tycoons have befriended him, complimented him, collected his...

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