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the 1960s, as seen through the...

Richard Nixon

Richard Nixon

Caricatures

of

"Luís"

Lyndon Johnson

Lyndon Johnson

John F. Kennedy

John F. Kennedy

Dean Rusk

Dean Rusk

Charles DeGaulle

Charles de Gaulle

Kwame Nkrumah

Kwame Nkrumah

Jomo Kenyatta

Jomo Kenyatta

George Meany

George Meany

(Carey) Estes Kefauver

(Carey) Estes Kefauver

Hubert Humphrey

Hubert Humphrey

Harold Wilson

Harold Wilson

J. Edgar Hoover

J. Edgar Hoover

Ngo Dinh Diem

Ngo Dinh Diem

Robert F. Kennedy

Robert F. Kennedy

Barry Goldwater

Barry Goldwater

Nelson Rockefeller

Nelson Rockefeller

Ludwig Erhard

Ludwig Erhard

James Eastland

James Eastland

Sukarno

Robert McNamara

Robert McNamara

Robert Wagner

Robert Wagner

Arthur Goldberg

Arthur Goldberg

 

Throughout the 1960s these caricatures by "Luís" appeared in The Militant newspaper, published by the Socialist Workers Party (SWP) in the United States. Many also appeared in the SWP's monthly journal, International Socialist Review, and the magazine International Viewpoint published by the Fourth International. The caricatures he drew and the headlines from the articles they accompany, capture the worldwide political and social revolt of the era.

For information about Luís, please see a biographical sketch provided to the Holt Labor Library by his wife, Eunice Seligson, and sons, Eric and Mark Seligson.

Ruth Schein donated the twenty-two original caricatures to the Holt Labor Library in 2001. Lincoln Cushing contributed his time and talents to digitize the collection.

Please note: The images in this exhibit are for personal enjoyment or educational use only and may be protected by copyright.

 

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