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This exhibition features original work by the Pulitzer Prize winning political cartoonist Herb Block and draws from the generous gift of 14,000 original drawings and more than 50,000 preparatory sketches donated to the Library of Congress by the Herb Block Foundation in 2002. The exhibition focuses on themes of enduring importance to Herblock that continue to resonate in American society today The exhibited works cover most of the presidential administrations from the 1940s through the 1990s. In true Herblock form, the cartoons critique and comment on Democrats and Republicans alike.

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For the preparation of the exhibition, the Library of Congress wished to acknowledge the support of the Herb Block Foundation Endowment Fund. The physical exhibition is on display in the American Treasures Gallery from July 17, 2006 until January 20, 2007.