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October 1970, Vol. 1, No. 7 / Politics

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COVER: Abbie Hoffman poses with Nixon and Agnew puppets. Reproductions of these puppets, designed by Rick Meyerowitz, were sold by NatLamp for a short time.

Contents (listing only)


Letters, From the Editors

Horrorscope, Uncredited [Doug Kenney]

Mrs. Agnew’s Diary, Uncredited [Doug Kenney]

Contest Results

Up Against the Wall, Mother Goose

The Wit, Wisdom and Warmth of John Mitchell, By Richard M. Nixon
“‘…a criminal should say, “Damnit, I don’t want my rights…”‘”

Antique Editorial Thunder, By Ed Fisher
“Not so fast, Isabella. After all, there are priorities, alternatives…”

A Nice Little Renewable War, By Ralph Schoenstein
“37 weeks of situation combat brought to you by the makers of Flotzo.”

8 Days That Shook Wook, Iowa, By Punji [Tony Hendra]
“Years of heat-lightning, days of drum majorettes.”

You’ve Got a Lot to Lib, By George Trow and Michael O’Donoghue
“Down with health-chauvinism and smug-alivist attitudes.”

The Dick and Spiro Show

The National Lampoon Poll, By Michael O’Donoghue
“Your chance to stand up and be a) counted, b) offended, c) annoyed.”

A Summary History of Politics, By Arnold Roth
“From the first grass root to the last hurrah, all is made perfectly clear.”

New Political Power Groups

Campaign Posters ’70, By Rick Meyerowitz
“Lester & George & Nelson & Ron & Ted & Arthur.”

The President’s Commission on What’s What, By Doug Kenney
“Is it hot enough for you? Do you have your feet on the ground?”


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