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Ref No16022
Alt Ref No16022
Artist or CreatorNicholas Garland
Title or Caption[No caption]
Extent1 item
Published byDaily Telegraph
Date31 Jul 1969
FormatNewspaper
Embedded text or transcriptPresident Nixon says President Thieu's initiative of holding elections with the Viet
Cong was an offer "as generous as any made in the history of warfare". As generous as Harold
accepting an arrow in the eye at Hastings ... As generous as the Spanish Armada sinking instead
of invading England ... Or as generous as Bonnie Prince Charles rowing over to Skye ... Or
Napoleon agreeing to live on St. Helena ... Or the Kaiser packing up and going to Holland ... etc
etc
Person DepictedThieu; Nguyen van (1923-); President
Nixon; Richard M. (Richard Milhous), (1913-1994)
Harold; King of England
Charles Edward; the Young Pretender
Napoleon I (1769-1821); Emperor of the French
William II; German Emperor (1859-1941)
NotesImage 1: See 16022 for published cartoon. News: 31 July: Richard Nixon in Saigon;
discussions with President Thieu; announces further troop withdrawals. (The Times Page 1 col g
Image 2: See NG0491 for original artwork and cataloguing.
Subjectspeace proposals
Presidents USA
speech
Vietnam War 1964-1973
elections
USA
Battle of Hastings
Vietnam
Oceans
Elizabethans
Anglo-Saxons
Wars
Georgians
Historical periods and persons
ships
Spanish Armada 1588
Vietcong
Copyright contact detailssyndication@telegraph.co.uk
Relates to cartoonNG0491

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GB/BCA/1268Thieu; Nguyen van (1923-); President1923-   
GB/BCA/1149Nixon; Richard M. (Richard Milhous), (1913-1994)1913-1994    
GB/BCA/1049Harold; King of England   
GB/BCA/1319Charles Edward; the Young Pretender   
GB/BCA/558Napoleon I (1769-1821); Emperor of the French1769-1821   
GB/BCA/1230William II; German Emperor (1859-1941)1859-1941   
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