Cartoons for the Classroom: Herblock at 100

In celebration of renowned cartoonist Herb Block's Library of Congress exhibition, this handout includes 2 of his famous political cartoons for scholars to analyze. Background information describes "Herblock's" career, and talking points provide hints and prompts to further analysis of two cartoons. Because many learners are already familiar with Herblock's work, consider the last prompt, which has the class explore the online exhibit, choose a cartoon, and explain the issue.

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