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Artist or CreatorTrog [Wally Fawkes]
Title or Caption'But surely, Dickie, nineteen-seventy-SIX is your next election year...'
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Published byObserver
Date28 May 1972
FormatArtwork
Embedded text or transcriptCCCP Joint Soviet-American space venture 1975 l. Brezhev R. Nixon
Person DepictedBrezhnev; Leonid Ilyich (1906-1982)
Nixon; Richard M. (Richard Milhous), (1913-1994)
NotesNews: 25 May: President Nixon and Mr Kosygin, the Soviet Prime Minister, signed an
agreement on space cooperation proclaiming a commitment by the two countries to carry out a
docking of spacecraft in 1975. News: 27 May: A treaty was signed between the United States and
the Soviet Union on the limitation of anti-ballistic missile systems. The treaty limited each
superpower to 200 defensive nuclear missiles. They also signed a five-year interim agreement
freezing the number of offensive strategic nuclear weapons and the number of nuclear-armed
submarines.
SubjectsElection campaigns
Russia
USA
East-West relations
presidential elections
space exploration
space stations
spacecraft
state visits
treaties
Location of artworkBritish Cartoon Archive
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