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Muskie Clean Water Bill cartoon, 1971

Contributed by Edmund S. Muskie Archives and Special Collections Library

A political cartoon drawn by John Fawcett of the Providence Evening Bulletin shows President Richard Nixon, attempting to water down the Clean Water Bill and Sen. Edmund Muskie, a Maine Democrat, trying to serve it "straight up."

Muskie was the author of the bill and shepherded it through Congress.

Other Information


  • Title: Muskie Clean Water Bill cartoon, 1971
  • Creation Date: 1971-11-15
  • Subject Date: 1971
  • Media: Ink on paper
  • Local Code: Artifact No. 3.0432
  • Collection: Edmund S. Muskie Papers
  • Object Type: Text and Image

For more information about this item, contact:

Edmund S. Muskie Archives and Special Collections Library
Bates College, 70 Campus Avenue, Lewiston, ME 04240-6018
(207) 786-6354
http://abacus.bates.edu/muskie-archives/

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