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MacArthur Returns



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Title: MacArthur Returns
Description: After his dismissal by President Truman, General Douglas MacArthur returned to the United States and was welcomed as a folk hero. The adulation heaped on the general reflected badly on the President. For many, Truman's action gave credence to the allegations made by Senator Joseph R. McCarthy and others about the presence of Communists and fellow travelers in the White House and the State Department. This cartoon by Richard Yardley appeared in the Baltimore Sun.

Image ID: 48808
Creation
Date:
April 18, 1951 
Creator
Name:
Yardley Richard
Collection
Name:
Yardley, Richard Quincy : Cartoons, n.d.
Genre: Print
Additional
Information:
Retricted. For reproduction rights, contact copyright holder.
Subjects: Presidents
Command of troops
Caricatures and cartoons
Crowds
Drawing
Officers
 

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