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Heath, Eric Walmsley, 1923- :We must ask the Americans if their vessels carry nuclear weapons! [19 July 1983].

Reference Number: B-144-021

Shows Marilyn Waring and Philip Burdon as puppets in a National Party puppet show where both puppets are manipulated by the government. Marilyn Waring advocates asking the Americans if their ships carry nuclear weapons, but Philip Burdon replies: "We won't ask the Americans if their vessels have nuclear weapons - and we don't intend to!" The crowd looks puzzled.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Ink drawings and Cartoons (Commentary), related to Marilyn Joy Waring, Philip Ralph Burdon, Rt Hon David Russell Lange, New Zealand National Party, Nuclear warships, Puppet plays, Nuclear weapons and United States - Foreign relations.

Part of:
Heath, Eric Walmsley 1923- :[Cartoons for the "Dominion" concerning nuclear issues, 1974-1983]., Reference Number B-144-001/025 (7 digitised items)

Extent: 1 original cartoon(s)Ink on paper 390 x 520 mm.. Horizontal imageSingle art work

Historical Notes: Dated by date of appearance in the "Dominion".

Conditions governing access to original: Partial restriction - Use photographic copy in preference to original.

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Recto - Signed

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