Paul Francis Conrad was an American political cartoonist and winner of three Pulitzer Prizes for editorial cartooning. In the span of a career lasting five decades, Conrad provided a critical perspective on eleven presidential administrations in the United States. He is best known for his work as the chief editorial cartoonist for the Los Angeles Times during a time when the newspaper was in transition under the direction of publisher Otis Chandler, who recruited Conrad from the Denver Post.
|Born:||Paul Francis Conrad, Jun 27, 1924, Cedar Rapids, Iowa|
|Died:||Sept 4, 2010, Rancho Palos Verdes, California|
|Alma mater:||University of Iowa|
|Home town:||Des Moines, Iowa|
|Spouse(s):||Barbara Kay King|
|Children:||Jamie, David, Carol, Libby|
|Parent(s):||Robert and Florence Conrad|
|Relatives:||Bob and James|
|Awards:||Pulitzer Prize (1964, 1971, 1984), RFK Journalism Award (1985, 1990, 1992, 1993)|
|Website:||Paul Conrad’s Official site|
About Paul Conrad
Editorial cartoonist for the Los Angeles Times who provoked leading political figures and won three Pulitzer Prizes.
He began cartooning for the school newspaper while studying at the University of Iowa.
He gained fame in an era in which many cartoonists, including Bill Mauldin and Pat Oliphant channeled the sentiment of the American public.
He grew up in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
For his unabashedly liberal views and cartoon broadsides against the politicians at the top, he earned a place on Richard Nixon‘s famed enemies list.
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