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Cartoonists

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View Resource William Hanna, 1910-2001

Legendary cartoonist William Hanna has died at his home in Los Angeles at age 90. Hanna, along with his partner of over 50 years, Joseph Barbera, created some of the world's best known and most beloved cartoon characters, including Tom and Jerry, the Flintstones, Scooby-Doo, Snagglepuss, Yogi Bear, Huckleberry Hound, and many, many others. Hanna got his start as a lyricist and composer with...

https://scout.wisc.edu/report/2001/0323
View Resource Arthur Szyk: Artist for Freedom

Posted March 3, this Website from the Library of Congress Swann Gallery of caricature and cartoon features the work of Arthur Szyk (1894-1951), "one America's leading political artists during World War II, when he produced hundreds of anti-Axis illustrations and cartoons in aid of the Allied war effort." Szyk produced both illuminations and caricatures, and the site features a selection of fifteen...

http://www.loc.gov/exhibits/szyk/
View Resource Remembering Herblock

The Washington Post's celebrated political cartoonist Herbert L. Block, who signed his strips "Herblock," died on Monday at the age of 91. His spare-no-one, three-time Pulitzer Prize-winning cartoons have covered such charged topics as McCarthyism (he coined the term), de-segregation of public schools, the Vietnam war, and more recently, welfare reform and the possibility of Clinton's impeachment....

https://scout.wisc.edu/report/2001/1012
View Resource British Broadcasting Company: Audio Interviews with Writers

The British Broadcasting Company (BBC) has a prodigious archive of audio interviews from their many decades of radio broadcasting, with this particular site paying homage to the many fine writers who they have spoken to over the years. Visitors can listen to the likes of Kingsley Amis talking about why he started writing, Robert Graves discussing his masterpiece "I, Claudius," and Virginia Woolf's...

http://www.bbc.co.uk/bbcfour