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Artist or CreatorJohn Jensen
Title or Caption[no caption]
Extent1 item
Published bySunday Telegraph
Date16 Dec 1962
Embedded text or transcriptChristmas-ish Carol by P. Th*rneycr*ft
On the umpteenth day near Christmas the U.S. sent to me: - 12 Reappraisals
11 Compromises
10 tactless statements
9 Faint denials
8 Fervent cliches
7 Goodwill gestures
6 Big bland smiles
5 Un-print-able things
4 Apologies
3 Sick jokes
2 words of cheer and A DE-fence SECre-tarY
Goodwill to all major nuclear powers
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Person DepictedGaulle; Charles de, (1890-1970)
Kennedy; John Fitzgerald (1917-1963)
Khrushchev; Nikita Sergeyevich (1894-1971)
Macmillan; Harold (Maurice Harold) (1894-1986); 1st Earl of Stockton
Mao; Zedong (1893-1976)
Britannia; (Symbol for Britain)
McNamara; Robert
Implied textChristmas carols: Twelve Days of Christmas
NotesNews: As part of a multilateral NATO nuclear force America offered to sell Polaris submarines to the U.K. and France. The deal was a result of talks between Kennedy and Macmillan in the Bahamas.
SubjectsInternational relations
Minister of Defence
Secretary of State for Defence
Presidents USA
ex-prime ministers
national symbols
Sky Bolt
nuclear capability
Christmas carols
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