The Editorial Cartoons collection is comprised of original illustrations created by John R. Fischetti
between 1962 and 1980 for various newspapers, such as The New York Herald Tribune
, The Chicago Daily News
, and The Chicago Sun-Times
. Covering various political topics during this time, Fischetti's illustrations address the Kennedy, Johnson, Nixon, Ford, and Carter presidencies, foreign and domestic affairs, elections, the economy, public health, and civil rights.