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WE ARE ALL P.O.W.

WE ARE ALL P.O.W.
Title
WE ARE ALL P.O.W.
Date 
1980-1990
Medium 
Plastic, metal
Dimensions 
Diameter: 1 3/4 in. (4.4 cm)
Description 
Black lines on white suggesting prison bars, text: "WE ARE ALL" in black and "P.O.W." in red, at bottom: Feiffer signature.
Credit Line 
Gift of Ted and Eileen Rowland
Object Number 
2011.40.10
Gallery Label 
World-famous syndicated cartoonist and author Jules Feiffer (b. 1929) won the 1986 Pulitzer Prize for his political cartoons in the Village Voice. This button most likely refers to the Prisoners of War from the Vietnam War.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group