Creator

Stuart McDonald

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Publisher

Grand Forks Herald

Creation Date

2-18-1962

Description

Cartoon depicts Uncle Sam with the word "Deficit" in his back pocket, handing the school teacher an apple, labeled as aid, as the words "Foreign Aid" and "Farm Bill" fall to the ground. President John F. Kennedy told Congress that a crisis in American education makes it imperative that a five year $5.7 billion aid to education program be enacted in 1962.

Subject

Cartoons (Commentary); Political cartoons

Places Depicted

United States

People Depicted

Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald) 1917-1963

Rights

Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections, Chester Fritz Library, University of North Dakota

Keywords

School Aid, Deficit, John F. Kennedy, Education, Educational assistance, Agriculture--Law and legislation, Budget deficits, Uncle Sam (Symbolic character), Teachers, Apples, Education

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