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I think this is rather a sad sort of thing...

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Creator:Block, Herbert, 1909-2001
Title:I think this is rather a sad sort of thing...
Date:1958 Dec. 11

Cartoon shows President Dwight D. Eisenhower speaking to a reporter playing down the violence going on in public schools in the response to court ordered desegregation. An election official thumbs his nose at Uncle Sam while a man carries a sign "Defy the Supreme Court."

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Published in the Washington Post Dec. 11, 1958.

Copyright by the Washington Post Co.

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Types:Editorial cartoons
Subjects:Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David), 1890-1969 | Brown, Oliver, 1918- --Trials, litigation, etc. | School integration--United States | African Americans--Civil rights--United States | Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka | Reporters and reporting | Uncle Sam (Symbolic character) | Signs and signboards | Presidents--United States | Government, Resistance to--United States | School integration--United States | Public opinion--United States | United States
Collection:With an Even Hand: Brown vs. Board at Fifty
Institution:Library of Congress
Contributors:Library of Congress. Library of Congress. Prints and Photographs Division | "With an Even Hand": Brown v. Board at Fifty Collection (Library of Congress)
Online Publisher:Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress | 2005/2006
Original Material:

Forms part of the Herbert L. Block Collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Washington, D.C.

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Publication may be restricted. For information see "Herbert Block ("Herblock"),"

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Exhibited: With an Even Hand: Brown v. Board at Fifty Years, Durham Western Heritage Museum, Omaha, Nebraska and other venues, 2005-2006.

Persistent Link to Item:http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsca.09700