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 (hûr′blŏk)
See Herbert Lawrence Block.
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The VCP study was funded by the Herb Block Foundation, a nonprofit in Washington, D.C., that focuses on prejudice and poverty.
The exhibit runs through May 1, and a companion book, AoHerblock: The Life and Works of the Great Political CartoonistAo, has been published by the Library of Congress and the Herb Block Foundation.Given this sweep as well as his readership among the powerfully and politically connected, one is tempted to summon the line from AoCitizen KaneAo: AoAll of these years he covered, many of these he was.Ao Except that by most accounts, Herblock, the four-time Pulitzer Prize winner, was far too humble to claim such a place in history.
Probably the most famous political cartoonist of the twentieth century was Herb Block whose seven-decade (1929-2001) career included fifty years at the Washington Post.
The exhibit will feature 82 of Herblock's original drawings from the Library of Congress' Herb Block Collection, which span the cartoonist's 72-year career.
The League is expanding its work on government transparency and accountability through a second grant from the Herb Block Foundation.
The project, projected to cost more than $1 million, is funded by the Library of Congress; the Herb Block Foundation also provided $1.5 million for exhibits and to help speed the preservation work.
Ragtime music, Herb Block's editorial cartoons and Pakistani theatre are among the resources recently added to the federally supported Web site http://free.ed.gov.
The committee recently received a grant from The Herb Block Foundation for a three-year "Cartoons for the Classroom" effort to encourage editorial cartooning by educating students of all ages, including journalism students and professors as well as newspaper publishers and editors.
That puts Sherffius in the company of those cartoonists he respects and admires because, when he listed people like the late Herb Block (Washington Post), Jim Borgman (Cincinnati Enquirer), Signe Wilkinson (Philadelphia Daily News), Jeff MacNelly and Tony Auth, he did not include some of today's editorial cartoonists whose use of dialog boxes and lengthy conversations makes them more like columnists than artists.
The Salt Lake Tribune's Pat Bagley is the winner of the 2009 Herblock Prize for editorial cartooning, the Herb Block Foundation has announced.
Probably the most famous political cartoonist of the twentieth century was Herb Block, whose seven-decade (1929-2001) career included fifty years at the Washington Post.