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Artist or CreatorBernard Cookson
Title or Caption"Speak to me, Abe!"
Extent1 item
Published byEvening News
Date17 Oct 1969
FormatNewspaper
Person DepictedLincoln; Abraham (1809-1865)
Nixon; Richard M. (Richard Milhous), (1913-1994)
NotesNews: 13 October: President Nixon seeks help of US Congress for an "era of change" (The Times Page 6 col e) News: 15 October: Millions march in US Vietnam Moratorium. Americans took part in peace initiatives across the United States to protest against the continuing war in Vietnam. The Peace Moratorium is believed to have been the largest demonstration in US history with an estimated 20 to 30 million people involved. In towns and cities throughout the US, students, working men and women, school children, the young and the old, took part in religious services, school seminars, street rallies and meetings. President Nixon continued to work from the White House without comment, as thousands marched around him. Peace activists congregated outside US embassies across Europe. In London a crowd of some 300 people demonstrated opposite the US Embassy in Grosvenor Square. [news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday] News: 16 October: North Vietnam arms agreement signed with Russia. (The Times Page 1 col d)
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Presidents USA
USA
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