Ref No22482
Alt Ref No22482
Artist or CreatorPaul Rigby
Title or Caption"Sorry boss, THESE are your popularity poll figures, THAT's the casualty list."
Extent1 item
Published byThe Sun
Date11 May 1972
Embedded text or transcriptPlan
The Evacuation File
Plan A ['A' crossed out and replaced with 'X'] Dominoes
Alternative action
Plan No.
Plan Z
Square One
Viet Plan No.
Bombs and ballots
Saving Face
How to succeed with with bombing
Vietnam (cont.)
Person DepictedAgnew; Spiro T., (1918-1996)
Nixon; Richard M. (Richard Milhous), (1913-1994)
NotesNews: 10 May: President Nixon gave a n address to the nation on television in which he said, "Five weeks ago, on Easter weekend, the communist armies of North Vietnam launched a massive invasion that was made possible by tanks, artillery, and other advance offensive weapons supplied to Hanoi by the Soviet Union and other communist nations. The South Vietnamese have fought bravely to repel this brutal assault. Casualties on both sides have been high. Most tragically, there have been over 20,000 civilian casualties, including women and children, in cities which the North Vietnamese have shelled in wanton disregard for human life. ...."
foreign policy
presidential elections
Election campaigns
Vietnam War 1964-1973
Presidents USA
Copyright contact Tel: 0207 711 7888
Relates to cartoon22482

Show related Persons records.

GB/BCA/1167Agnew; Spiro T., (1918-1996)1918-1996   
GB/BCA/1149Nixon; Richard M. (Richard Milhous), (1913-1994)1913-1994    
    Powered by CalmView© 2008-2019