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The twenty-sixth volume of this acclaimed series encapsulates the history-making events of 1997 in more than 400 cartoons by the top editorial cartoonists from the United States and Canada. Often humorous, sometimes poignant, and always interesting, these cartoons are guaranteed to tickle your funny bone and tug at your heartstrings as you turn the pages. This volume includes the prolonged Whitewater investigations, Hong Kong’s return to China, and Chinese political contributions. Paperback.
The terrorist attack of September 11—one of history’s blackest days—shook America to its core, but at the same time galvanized an aroused nation to action. Leading editorial cartoonists capture in this volume that swift response—the horror, the grief, the pain, the unity, and, finally, the resolve to crush the scourge of terrorism wherever it exists—with a section in this year's edition devoted to the terrorist attack on America. Paperback Original.
This year’s edition, covering the events of 2002, features cartoonists’ commentaries on all the major news events of the year: George Bush’s preparations for war against Saddam Hussein, the worldwide struggle to combat terrorism, the battle for control of the U.S. Congress, the sentencing of former Taliban fighter John Walker Lindh, and an economy that continues to sputter. Together, whether individual cartoons stand as a biting retort or to rouse support, these assembled cartoons present a view of 2002 that is incisive, memorable, and, more often than not, humorous.
Provocative and controversial, this collection, edited by Charles Brooks, offers the thirty-fourth edition of the most thought-provoking editorial cartoons of the year. Showcasing a variety of viewpoints, the cartoonists satirize headline-making news that defines and shapes the world. Agree or not, these award-winning cartoons are bound to stir your own emotions and opinions, making Best Editorial Cartoons of the Year: 2006 Edition all the more enjoyable.
E. coli, bird flu, and global warming joined terrorism as major threats. President Bush’s approval rating plunged as gas prices reached new heights and antiterrorist surveillance came too close to home. More than stars fell after the steroid use in professional athletes was exposed and Pluto’s planetary status was revoked. Paperback.
Provocative and controversial, this collection, edited by Charles Brooks, offers the thirty-sixth edition of the most thought-provoking editorial cartoons of the year. Showcasing a variety of viewpoints, the cartoonists satirize headline-making news that defines and shapes the world. Agree or not, these award-winning cartoons are bound to stir your own emotions and opinions, making Best Editorial Cartoons of the Year: 2008 Edition all the more enjoyable.
Provocative, sometimes controversial, and always clever, the more than 400 cartoons by some 160 cartoonists in this collection present the sharpest political and cultural commentary on the year’s major newsworthy events. Congressional politics, the war in Iraq, the Olympics, the brutal presidential campaign season, and the historic presidential election of Barack Obama provided ample fodder for the witty wiles of the country’s leading cartoonists.
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