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Artist or CreatorHerblock [Herbert Block]
Title or Caption'Come on, Come on - Don't Be a Coward!'
Extent1 item
Published byNew York Herald Tribune
Date09 Jan 1963
FormatNewspaper
Embedded text or transcriptMao China
Person DepictedKennedy; John Fitzgerald (1917-1963)
Mao; Zedong (1893-1976)
Khrushchev; Nikita Sergeyevich (1894-1971)
Implied textThe fig leaf symbolises the act of covering up an embarrassing act or an object. The image is a reference to the Bible's Book of Genesis, in which Adam and Eve used fig leaves to cover their nakedness after eating the fruit from the Tree of Knowledge of Good and Evil.
Notescopyright 1963 Herblock News: Talks on the abolition or control of nuclear weapons and tests were held between Russia and the U.S.
SubjectsChina
Earth
Russia
USA
bible stories
desire
fear
nuclear tests
nuclear weapons
snakes
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GB/BCA/460Khrushchev; Nikita Sergeyevich (1894-1971)1894-1971   
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