Leaks and Gossip: Examining WikiLeaks Through Political Cartoons

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Use political cartoons to spice up a discussion on national security! Two cartoons, one by Normal Rockwell in 1948, the other a parody of Rockwell's by Chuck Asay in 2010, depict the dangers of leaking information. Background information on WikiLeaks is included, and talking points prompt analysts to compare and contrast the two. The cartoonist referenced in prompt one isn't clear, and there are some grammar issues. Get rid of the hint in prompt two for an added challenge.

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