Muskie Clean Water Bill cartoon, 1971
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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.