Creator

Stuart McDonald

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Publisher

Grand Forks Herald

Creation Date

8-17-1961

Description

Cartoon depicts two men, Apathy and Ignorance, sitting on the island of freedom as the waters of communism surround them. Debates arose regarding the educational system of the United States as compared to the educational system of the Soviet Union. It was argued that poorly educated children would foster either ignorance or apathy and that freedom would give way to communism.

Subject

Cartoons (Commentary); Political cartoons

Places Depicted

United States; Soviet Union

Organizations Depicted

National Education Association of the United States

Rights

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

Keywords

Communism, Freedom, Apathy, Ignorance, Education, Communism, Freedom, Ignorance (Theory of knowledge), Apathy, Poor--Education, Comparative education, Islands

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