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“Didn’t Quite Measure Up”

“Didn’t Quite Measure Up”
Tom Little
Nashville, TN, The Tennessean
September 29, 1960
Tom Little Collection, Vanderbilt University Special Collections

This cartoon was created three days after the first televised debate in which a sickly Nixon failed drastically at measuring up to the task at hand. Broadcast debates would become his biggest enemy and cause his downfall in the 1960 election against the charismatic JFK.