We have discovered how to prevent heart attacks but not war. We can send astronauts to the moon and bring them back, but we can't bring our armies home. Is there a way to begin all over and make the Twentieth Century the First Century of the New World Tomorrow? In 1968, A leading American publication asked five cartoonists to comment on how to save the 20th century from its great problems. The author of Pogo came up with a unique answer. His cartoon story was cast in the guise of a new motion picture production. The title was: How to Bail Out the 20th Century. On the set, the directors discuss the picture's approach. Pogo asks, "Y-gonna show how to save what's left of this noble ex-spearmint?" The director advises, "We go back! Start over in 1900." Another character chimes in by saying, "We knock off World War 1."
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