A Variation of the Hare-and-Tortoise Fable

Title

A Variation of the Hare-and-Tortoise Fable

Subject

Lucas, Scott Wike, 1892-1968
Rayburn, Sam, 1882-1961
United States. Congress
Hare and the tortoise
United States. Congress. House of Representatives

Description

A political cartoon depicts Senate Majority Leader Scott W. Lucas and House Minority Leader Sam Rayburn urgently gesturing behind a flag labeled "Administration Promises" frustrated by the gridlock and inaction taking place in the two houses of Congress as represented by a sleeping hare and tortoise.

Creator

Berryman, Jim

Publisher

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum

Rights

The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum holds all rights and permissions.

Format

jpg

Language

eng

Identifier

401428
Scott W. Lucas Collection

Original Format

1949-05-14
sketch
b&w
1

Physical Dimensions

33 x 36 cm

Citation

Berryman, Jim, “A Variation of the Hare-and-Tortoise Fable,” Chronicling Illinois, accessed October 20, 2021, https://alplm-cdi.com/chroniclingillinois/items/show/21205.