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Artist or CreatorMichael Cummings
Title or Caption"No good adjusting the set, Chairman Mao! Our satellite has been overpowered by the overwhelming election signals from Britain."
Extent1 item
Published byDaily Express
Date27 Apr 1970
Embedded text or transcriptJune
Chinese spy satellite T.V. programme - 1. Mr Nixon at breakfast 2. The Pentagon secrets 3. Nixon in conference 4. U.S. missiles
Person DepictedCallaghan; James (1912-2005)
Jenkins; Roy Harris (1920-2003)
Wilson; Harold (1916-1995)
Mao; Zedong (1893-1976)
NotesNews: 27 April: The launching of China's space satellite caused Russia and America new anxieties about their security. First reactions were that it was likely to increase the pressure in both countries for the development of anti-ballistic missile systems and to make the search for disarmament more difficult. The satellite circled the earth every 114 minutes broadcasting the song "The East is Red".
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