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Cartoonist Tony Auth drew editorial cartoons for the Philadelphia Inquirer. He died earlier this month. (WHYY)MoreCloseclosemore
Cartoonist Tony Auth drew editorial cartoons for the Philadelphia Inquirer. He died earlier this month. (WHYY)

The award-winning editorial cartoonist Tony Auth was remembered in Philadelphia yesterday.

Auth drew for the Philadelphia Inquirer and died of cancer earlier this month.

Auth encouraged a younger generation of cartoonists and was also said to be well-liked by his peers.

Illustrator Jules Pfeiffer called Auth "a thinking man's cartoonist."

From the Here & Now Contributors Network, Peter Crimmins of WHYY has this tribute.

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This segment aired on September 29, 2014.

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