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Bromhead, Peter, 1933- :ANZUS Security Blanket, Auckland Star, 9 November 1982.

Reference Number: A-305-165

The cartoon shows Uncle Sam holding a blanket, ANZUS Security Blanket, over a quivering figure, New Zealand, and saying there's a hoard of Russians invading the Pacific. Refers to the ANZUS treaty and America wanting to update it. In 1982 the National Government established the Parliamentary Disarmament and Arms Control Committee, in response to growing public concern over ANZUS and the nuclear issue.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Ink drawings, Caricatures and Cartoons (Commentary), related to Peter Bromhead, Auckland Star (Newspaper. 1887-1991), ANZUS Council, Uncle Sam (Symbolic character), South Pacific Ocean, United States, Russia, New Zealand, Treaties, Nuclear energy - Government policy and New Zealand - Foreign relations.

Part of:
Bromhead, Peter, 1933- :One folder of original cartoons published in the Auckland Star in the 1970s and 1980s., Reference Number A-305-158/178 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 original cartoon(s)Black ink on card, 180 x 270 mm.. Horizontal imageSingle art work

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