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Minhinnick, Gordon (Sir), 1902-1992 :Ah, mon ami - as always, we agree. You think I am about to explode the nuclear bomb in this vicinity. Voila! I think the same! 28 July 1964

Reference Number: E-549-q-13-206

President Charles de Gaulle, speaking to Prime Minister Holyoake across part of the globe representing the South Pacific. De Gaulle's shadow is in the form of an enormous bomb. Part of a newsclipping is on the left, headed 'France - N.Z. always in accord. Speech by de Gaulle.'. The cartoon refers to French nuclear testing at Mururoa Atoll and to New Zealand's concern about this.

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1 image, categorised under Photolithographs and Cartoons (Commentary), related to Charles de Gaulle, Sir Keith Jacka Holyoake, Sir Gordon Edward George Minhinnick, France, New Zealand and Nuclear weapons - France - Testing.

Part of:
[Various cartoonists] :[One folder of newspaper clippings of cartoons from New Zealand newspapers. 11 November 1958 - 5 September 1972., Reference Number E-549-q-13 (22 digitised items)
[Various cartoonists including Sir Gordon Minhinnick 1902-1992] :[Newspaper clippings of cartoons from New Zealand newspapers. 15 December 1948 to 5 September 1972.], Reference Number E-549-q (60 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w photo-mechanical print(s)Photolithograph on newspaper cutting, 150 x 210 mm.. Single art work

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