Creator

Stuart McDonald

Preview

image preview

Publisher

Grand Forks Herald

Creation Date

7-29-1962

Description

Cartoon depicts Uncle Sam, holding a newspaper with the headline "Gov't 6.3 Billion Deficit," comforting Billie Sol Estes and his "3 Million Deficit." The Treasury department announced a deficit of $6.3 Billion at the same time as Estes' declaration of bankruptcy.

Subject

Cartoons (Commentary); Political cartoons

Places Depicted

United States

Organizations Depicted

United States. Dept. of the Treasury

People Depicted

Estes, Billie Sol

Rights

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

Keywords

Uncle Sam, Budget, Deficit, Billie Sol Estes, Treasury, Uncle Sam (Symbolic character), Newspapers, Budget deficits, Political parties, Bankruptcy, Political science

Share

 
COinS