The Sailor Man And Looney Tunes

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Cartoons such as Woody Woodpecker Popeye the Sailor Man and Looney Tunes are a part of Americas culture and history. America has loved cartoons since “April 19, 1930” when the first Looney tunes cartoon was released (History of Looney Tunes). People love cartoons because they are an escape from reality, but you can only escape so far. In every cartoon there is an underlying message. Usually it is a reflection of the author, society, and time period it was written. Sometimes years later the message would be reviewed as politically incorrect or demeaning to certain races or ethnicities. In 1968 a list was created by the new owners of Warner Brothers to stop the showing and distribution of these offensive cartoons. This list was called “censored

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