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Political cartoon by Jim Berryman titled "Maybe Lyndon Can Find a Mahout and a Mule Skinner" The cartoon depicts Mike Mansfield with two characters representing the G.O.P (elephant) and the Southern Democrats (donkey). The G.O.P and the Southern Democrats are depicted in front of a stack of papers labeled Administration Program with their arms around each others shoulders. Mansfield is depicted sweating holding a paper that reads, "Pakistan Camel Driver Coming To Visit U.S. At V.P's Invitation." There is a note in the lower right corner from the artist to Mansfield that reads, "Regards, Mike... and Sympathies!"

Signed by the artist. Printed in the Washington Star Newspaper.


Political Cartoon, Washington Star Newspaper

Original Medium

Paper and Ink/ Pencil


36.3 cm x 31.5 cm


Washington D.C. United States

Artifact Number

June 25, 1961

Original Collection

Mike Mansfield Collections, Mss 65, Archives and Special Collections, Mansfield Library, University of Montana

Digital Publisher

University of Montana-- Missoula. Mansfield Library

Image Credit

Image credit: Micaela Connolly, University of Montana

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Political Cartoon, Washington Star Newspaper

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