Creator

Stuart McDonald

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Publisher

Grand Forks Herald

Creation Date

5-19-1963

Description

Cartoon depicts a peasant couple in the Soviet Union reading Pravda, the official state newspaper. The headline on the front page reads "Race Riots in Birmingham," the man comments "It says the USA attempted another space shot" after reading an article from the middle pages of the paper. Attempts are made in Birmingham, Alabama to desegregate public schools, about the same time Astronaut Gordon Cooper is preparing for orbits around the earth.

Alternative title: All the News That's Fit to Print

Subject

Cartoons (Commentary); Political cartoons

Places Depicted

Alabama--Birmingham

Rights

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

Keywords

Race Riots, Birmingham, AL, desegregation, Space Flight, Gordon Cooper, NASA, Space flight, Newspapers

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