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Artist or CreatorTrog [Wally Fawkes]
Title or Caption[no caption]
Extent1 item
Published byObserver
Date29 Apr 1973
FormatNewspaper
Embedded text or transcriptWatergate
Person DepictedNixon; Richard M. (Richard Milhous), (1913-1994)
King Canute
Implied textLegend: King Canute the Great proclaimed "Let all men know how empty and
worthless is the power of kings. For there is none worthy of the name but
God, whom heaven, earth and sea obey", seated on his throne on the
seashore, waves lapping round his feet. Canute had learned that his
flattering courtiers claimed he was "So great, he could command the tides
of the sea to go back".
SubjectsPresidents USA
USA
Watergate conspiracies
drowning
kings
legends
scandal
thrones
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GB/BCA/1149Nixon; Richard M. (Richard Milhous), (1913-1994)1913-1994    
GB/BCA/2530King Canute   
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