Rockwell Video Minute: April Fool’s Day

Can you find all of the visual jokes in Norman Rockwell’s three April Fool’s covers?

Old man fishing

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  1. I’m glad these 3 particular covers were easier for Rockwell to create, as they seem almost as difficult in their own way as ‘The Four Freedoms’.

    Really studying them (before checking the answers) will be a good detective challenge and welcome distraction from reality now, most definitely.


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