File:PulitzerHearstWarYellowKids.jpg

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Editorial cartoon by Leon Barritt, 1898. Newspaper publishers Joseph Pulitzer and William Randolph Hearst, full-length, dressed as the Yellow Kid (a popular cartoon character of the day), each pushing against opposite sides of a pillar of wooden blocks that spells WAR. This is a satire of the Pulitzer and Hearst newspapers' role in drumming up USA public opinion to go to war with Spain.

Date First published 29 June, 1898
Source Cartoon by Leon Barritt, first published in "Vim", v. 1, no. 2, 29 June 1898. Via Library of Congress website [1].

REPOSITORY: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA

DIGITAL ID: (original) ppmsc 02832 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsc.02832 (color film copy transparency) cph 3g03800 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3g03800 (b&w film copy neg.) cph 3a34758 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3a34758

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