Forty Years of Doonesbury

Email a Friend
From and

After four decades, cartoonist Garry Trudeau is still creating the Doonesbury comic strip. He tells Kurt his Vietnam-era strips were a counterculture fantasy, and what he most wants in his present-day depictions of the lives of injured Iraq War veterans is to get it right.







VIDEO: the Doonesbury characters speak!

Music Playlist

  1. Strip Cartoon

    Artist: Jethro Tull
    Album: Too Old to Rock 'n' Roll: Too Young to Die!
    Label: Capitol
  2. Mother Nature's Son

    Artist: Harry Nilsson
    Album: Harry
    Label: DCC Compact Classics
  3. Improvised Ode to the Universe

    Artist: Reggie Watts
    Label: Recorded Live in WNYC's Jerome L. Greene Performance Space