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Anything for a scandal

Author:
Pughe, J. S. (John S.), 1870-1909
Date:
1898-09-28
Description:
President McKinley stands at the edge of a mud-hole labeled "Slander" and "Abuse," his right hand raised in a "stop" gesture, and holding in his left hand a mud-splattered American flag. Three diminutive figures are standing in the mud-hole in the process of throwing mud. They are William Jennings Bryan, Joseph Pulitzer labeled "N.Y. World," and William Randolph Hearst labeled "N.Y. Journal." The U.S. Capitol is in the background.
Subject:
Newspapers, Publishers and publishing, Flags, Libel and slander, Journalism, Imperialism, Washington (D.C.), McKinley, William, 1843-1901, Bryan, William Jennings, 1860-1925, Pulitzer, Joseph, 1847-1911, Hearst, William Randolph, 1863-1951
Partner:
Theodore Roosevelt Center
Rights:
These images are presented through a cooperative effort between the Library of Congress and Dickinson State University. No known restrictions on publication.
Source:
http://www.theodorerooseveltcenter.org/Research/Digital-Library/Record?libID=o289007
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