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Pointing Their Pens:Herblock and Fellow Cartoonists Confront the

Baltimore Sun, Economist cartoonist KAL 'humbled' to win the 2015 Herblock Prize, March 2, 2015

Political Cartoonist Jen Sorensen begins running in Pittsburgh City Paper this week, January 07, 2015

Yahoo News: Power Players on Jen Sorensen, May 23, 2014

Jen Sorensen becomes first female winner of Herblock Prize for political cartooning -- by Michael Cavna in The Washington Post, 4/28/2014

THIS JUST IN: Jen Sorensen becomes first woman to win the Herblock Prize -- Comic Riffs in The Washington Post, 3/4/2014

HERBLOCK AT HALF-CENTURY: Library of Congress show illuminates cartoonist's brillance in 1963 - by Michael Cavna (Comic Riffs in The Washington Post, 5/21/2013)

 Q & A with Herblock Prize winner 2013, Dan Perkins  ---With Comic Riffs in The Washington Post, 4/25/2013

Is the American Editorial Cartoon Making a Comeback? Blog Post by Bob Duggan 2/28/2013:

NPR The Bob Edwards Show on Editorial Cartooning:

(Features the Foundation's report: The Golden Age for Editorial Cartoonists at the Nation's Newspapers is Over)

Herblock Prize Ceremony: Garry Trudeau and Matt Bors, masters of poignant comic timimg

By Michael Cavna, Comic Riffs article in The Washington Post, May 11, 2012

Whither Political Cartooning? A Conversation with tonight's Herblock Prize winner, MATT BORS

By Michael Cavna, Comic Riffs article in The Washington Post, May 10, 2012

Herblock's Drawing Power: Friends, colleagues recall famed editorial cartoonist a decade after his death

By Russell Frank, The Washington Post article, October 19, 2011 

Herblock Tribute: Remembering The Post's cartooning legend a decade after his death

By Michael Cavna, article, October 19, 2011

Four Pulitzers, The Presidential Medal of Freedom, and Now Two Addys

LAUREL, MD—April 20, 2011 Website Wins Awards

The recently redesigned Herb Block Foundation website won two ADDYs at the Baltimore ADDY Awards last week—a Gold ADDY for Broadcast/Electronic–Interactive and the coveted Hal Donofrio Best in Show Award, both in the Public Service category.

Syracuse University

Holly Krueger to give 2010 Brodsky lecture: Featuring Herblock!

The Brodsky Series for the Advancement of Library Conservation presents Holly Huston Krueger, Senior Paper Conservator at the Library of Congress, on Friday, October 22nd at 4:00 p.m. in the Hillyer Room on the 6th floor of Syracuse University's Bird Library.

 How to Zip through “Herblock!” in 10 Minutes, Make that Meeting on the Hill

Mike Rhode
Washington City Paper
Feb. 1, 2010

Enjoy a breakneck tour of the “Herblock!”

Your packed schedule shouldn’t prevent you from checking out the “Herblock!” exhibit at the Library of Congress—especially if you’re in, or even interested in, the business of governing. Use our handy guide to the latest exhibit on the great political cartoonist, and we promise you’ll move through it and be back on the street in time for your 10:30 in the Rayburn building.

 Herblock: Cartoonist Who Coined 'McCarthyism' Honored at Library of Congress

Oct. 13, 2009

Master of Editorial Cartooning: Herbert Block Cartoons on Display

"Political cartoons, unlike sundials, do not show the brightest hours, they often show the darkest ones, in the hope of helping us to move on to brighter times," Herbert Block once wrote in describing the work of editorial cartoonists. 

ENDURING OUTRAGE: Herb Block's decades-old cartoons are still relevant

Date published: 8/31/2006

Herblock's legacy lives on

They're topics that are in the forefront of people's minds today, but they're also the focus of editorial cartoons drawn as many as 60 years ago by Herbert Block. 

'Herblock' Legacy Begets a Growing Foundation

Frank Swoboda
Special to The Washington Post
November 7, 2004

'Herblock' Legacy Begets a Growing Foundation

'Toughest of Cartoonists . . . Nicest of Guys'

Karlyn Barker and Caryle Murphy
Washington Post
October 16, 2001

Herblock's Many Friends And Fans Say Goodbye