Press: Ol' Black Eyes Doonesbury Vs. v Sinatra


As a cartoonist, Garry Trudeau has earned a reputation for throwing punches as often as punch lines. The creator of Doonesbury once led readers on a comic tour through Ronald Reagan's brain and lanced House Speaker Tip O'Neill for protecting Congressmen who were chummy with South Korean lobbyists. Last month a sequence ridiculing the antiabortion documentary The Silent Scream so worried the Universal Press Syndicate, Doonesbury's distributor, that the artist agreed to withdraw it. Trudeau was back in the headlines (and his strip briefly out of several papers) last week for giving a black eye to Ol' Blue Eyes himself, Frank...

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