Slinging Satire: Political Cartoons And The First Amendment

Jul 16, 2015

 A new ToonSeum exhibit is opening this Friday. It's called Slinging Satire: Political Cartoons and the First Amendment, This compelling exhibition showcases the work of today's top political cartoonists. Part of the exhibit is dedicated to cartoons that were created in response to the January 7th terrorist attack on the offices of French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo. Pittsburgh Post-Gazette editorial cartoonist Rob Rogers joins us in studio to discuss the exhibition.

Also in the program, we talk to Duquesne professor Dr. Philip Reeder about his recent archeological dig and travel contributor Elaine Labalme takes us down south.

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