Jim Berryman cartoon, "Anybody Working?" October 6,1957
In a deft drawing of an observatory that resembled both the U.S. Capitol and Sputnik, political cartoonist Jim Berryman captured America’s anxious response to the successful launch of the Soviet satellite. The “men watching” sign emphasized the United States’ position of witness as the Soviet Union surpassed it in the space race.
U.S. Senate Collection, Center for Legislative Archives, National Archives and Records Administration