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The power of political cartooning

Cartoonist Marc Simont, whose work has appeared in this newspaper and our sister publications, The Lakeville Journal and The Millerton News, will talk about political cartooning with fellow artist, Barry Blitt, April 4 at the University of Connecticut’s Torrington campus. Photo Submitted

TORRINGTON — Acclaimed Litchfield County illustrators Marc Simont and Barry Blitt have been tapped by the Litchfield County Writers Project to talk about political cartooning on Monday, April 4, at 6:30 p.m., at UConn’s Torrington branch.

Simont, whose work has appeared in this newspaper, is an artist, political cartoonist and illustrator of more than 100 children’s books. His first children’s book was published in 1939.

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