'...And this one tells us when there's been a meltdown...or is it for rain...?'
This is the original newspaper negative by political cartoonist Tom Engelhardt featuring the cartoon printed in The St. Louis Post-Dispatch on June 1, 1979. In the cartoon, a scientist is telling another man, '...and this one tells us when there's been a meltdown...or is it for rain...?' as they stand in front of the Roentgen Nuclear Power Plan control center. This is a one of a kind item and the proceeds help benefit The State Historical Society of Missouri's Engelhardt Cartoon Collection.
About the Artist
Tom Engelhardt was a political cartoonist for The St. Louis Post Dispatch for 35 years and retired in 1997. Engelhardt’s cartoons cover every political topic from the civil rights movement, the environment, busing, the Vietnam War, health care, education, poverty, crime and the criminal justice system, international relations, censorship, workers’ rights, elected officials, Watergate, big business, and the role of government.
:: Mat Size : 16" x 24"
:: Negative Size : 11" x 17"
:: Print comes matted and enclosed in a clear cellophane wrapper