Creator

Stuart McDonald

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Publisher

Grand Forks Herald

Creation Date

5-24-1964

Description

Cartoon depicts Uncle Sam "The Spirit of 76" being surrounded by several figures "Spirit of 64?" who are carrying signs saying "Let the Gov't Do It For You" while playing the drums. Republicans idea of less government versus Democrats idea of more government. Cartoon was reprinted in the newsletter of Odin Langen, Congressman from Kennedy, Minnesota.

Subject

Cartoons (Commentary); Political cartoons

Organizations Depicted

Republican Party (U.S. : 1854-); Democratic Party (U.S.)

Rights

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

Keywords

Uncle Sam, Government Programs, Uncle Sam (Symbolic character), Signs and signboards, Drum set, Local government, Freedom, Socialism, Action figures (Toys)

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