Join us for an exciting panel discussion on the art of political cartooning!
Political cartoons have played a vibrant role facilitating public dialogue throughout American history. From Benjamin Franklin’s “Join, or Die” snake to the widely syndicated Brother Jonathan character, cartoonists have used caricature and symbolism to capture the political and social climate they inhabited. This election night, join a panel discussion at HSP to learn more about this vivid history while checking out cartoons pulled from the HSP archives.
Marimow has also served as the editor of The Baltimore Sun and the vice president of news for National Public Radio. He was editor in chief of The Inquirer from 2006 until 2010 and, again, from May 2012 until spring 2017. He is a 1969 graduate of Trinity College, and he studied First Amendment law at Harvard Law School as a Nieman Fellow in 1982-83.
His wife, Diane, teaches at the Philadelphia Museum of Art and also produces her own sculpture at The Clay Studio. He has two children – Ann, a reporter at The Washington Post, and Scott, who is a managing director of Providence Equity Partners.
Wilkinson values her intensely unremarkable family life which is marked by her interest in growing outdoor lilies, killing indoor orchids, finding an easy way to match her husband's socks and trying to figure out the best way to answer the question, "Mom--exactly what's so funny about hiking the Appalachian Trail?"