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Catalog number P0598
Artist Sorel, Edward
Date 1971
Object Name Poster
Description An American anti-Vietnam War poster "STOP THEM! they can't stop themselves" produced in 1971 by artist Edward Sorel. President Nixon is depicted as a Napoleon-like figure. He is flanked by former Vice President and presidential candidate Hubert Humphrey, and United States National Security Advisor Henry Kissinger. The maniacal Napoleon-Nixon is placing symbols of bombs on the map.

The text below the image reads "STOP THEM! they can't stop themselves"
Medium/Material Ink on paper
Dimensions H-20.5 W-18 inches
Search Terms Modern
20th century AD
North America
United States
Political satire
Social problems
Social scene
Exhibition and Publication History POSTERS AS HISTORY TEACHING WITH PRIMARY SOURCES, Vietnam anti-war protest posters from
the Godwin-Ternbach Museum Collection, GTM, Queens College, November 12 – December 21, 2012
Culture American