Recovering the US Hispanic Literary Heritage Digital Collections

José Nieto Ruiz

Item

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Dublin Core

Title

José Nieto Ruiz

Subject

Editorial Cartoons -- United States -- 20th century; Caricatura editorial -- Estados Unidos -- siglo XX; Deportation -- United States; Deportación -- Estados Unidos; Refugees -- 20th Century; Refugiados -- siglo XX; Nieto Ruiz, José, 1937-;

Description

In the first panel, Spanish refugee José Nieto Ruiz escapes Spain when Franco is about to cut his throat. A square bubble reads "Anti-Franco Militant." In the second panel, Nieto escapes Cuba when Castro is about to beat him to death. A square bubble reads "Anti-Castro Militant." In the third panel, Nieto Ruiz is relieved to be in the United States and shouts, “Freedom!!” However, in the fourth panel Uncle Sam apologizes with a brief “Sorry.. only Cubans.” In the firth panel, Nieto Ruiz is bewildered and says, “I am against Communism! I am against totalitarianism! I am a democrat! What can I do?

Creator

Aragonés Domenech, Sergio (1937-)

Source

Publisher

España Libre (New York, 1939-1977)

Date

1962-12-07

Rights

Aragonés Domenech, Sergio (1937-)

Relation

Format

JPG

Language

Spanish

Type

Still Image

Identifier

FF0002_0001

Coverage

United States; Estados Unidos

Citation

Aragonés Domenech, Sergio (1937-), “José Nieto Ruiz,” Recovering the US Hispanic Literary Heritage Digital Collections, accessed February 27, 2024, http://usldhrecovery.uh.edu/items/show/3230.