Creator

Stuart McDonald

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Publisher

Grand Forks Herald

Creation Date

2-10-1963

Description

Cartoon depicts Uncle Sam looking at the scale "The Budget" as "Defense Spending" outweighs "All Other Programs." President John F. Kennedy asked Congress for $5 billion in foreign aid to bolster United States security.

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

Defense Spending, Budget, Congress, John F. Kennedy, Budget, Swords, Scales (Weighing instruments), Defense spending, Balance of payments, International relations, Uncle Sam (Symbolic character)

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