Item description for Truman in Cartoon and Caricature by James N. Giglio...
This collection of 263 cartoons portrays the life and times of Harry S. Truman during his years in local and state offices, the U.S. Senate, and as the 33rd U.S. President. It shows a multifaceted Truman that reveals his courage, tenacity, impulsiveness, frustration, stubbornness, petulance-and above all, his humanity.
Truman recognized the "powerful influence on public opinion" of political cartoons. He appreciated this form of free speech and collected cartoons of more than 150 artists of the period. A rare collection, these cartoons inform, entertain, and provide a prism to view Truman and his presidency.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.98" Width: 7.12" Height: 0.82" Weight: 1.5 lbs.
Release Date Dec 1, 2001
Publisher Truman State University Press
ISBN 1931112045 ISBN13 9781931112048
Availability 0 units.
More About James N. Giglio
Giglio is Professor of History at Southwest Missouri State University in Sprinfield.