Creator

Stuart McDonald

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Publisher

Grand Forks Herald

Creation Date

12-3-1961

Description

Cartoon depicts "Doctor" John F. Kennedy examining a patient who had the head of a coin and is lying on a hospital bed entitled "Dollar Dilemma," as a concerned World looks on. President John F. Kennedy announced his 25 or 30 year plan to replace silver certificates with federal reserve notes backed by gold because of the declining supply of silver and to end political battles over silver.

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

John F. Kennedy, American Currency, World, Silver Certificate, Coins, American, Silver coins, Currency convertibility, Money--Law and legislation, Patients, Coinage, Hospital beds

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