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Political Cartoon by Gib Crockett titled "If this works, it will be a miracle." Published in the Washington Star Newspaper.

The cartoon depicts Mike Mansfield sneaking up behind William Morse of Oregon with a blindfold labeled "Cloture Petition." In the lower right corner there is a note from the artist that reads, "It was a good try Mike!"


Political Cartoon, Washington Star Newspaper

Original Medium

Paper and Ink


37.7 cm x 35.5 cm


Washington D.C. United States

Date Information

August 13, 1962

Artifact Number


Original Collection

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

Holding Repository

University of Montana, Mansfield Library Archives and Special Collections

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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