Swell and important doc on the masterful, and funny, editorial cartoonist tonight on HBO, watch for repeats. When I was editing Editor & Publisher we picked him in 2000 as one of the 25 most influential newspaper people of the century. The doc shows why. I'll run a few of his classics below. First, one featured in the film, pure genius at the time of Watergate (which, by the way, Herb nailed within days of the break-in). Below that, from decades back, on the gun lobby. And then nailing Joe McCarthy--four years before Edward R. Murrow did it.
Monday, January 27, 2014
A Few Chips Off the Herblock
is author of a dozen books (click on covers at right), including the new "THE TUNNELS: Escapes Under the Berlin Wall and the Historic Films the JFK White House Tried to Kill." He was the longtime editor of Editor & Publisher. Email: email@example.com. Twitter: @GregMitch