Cuban Missile Crisis

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This British cartoon of 29 October 1962 shows Kennedy and
Khrushchev armwrestling for power, sitting on nuclear weapons.
The caption read: 'OK Mr President, let's talk'
This cartoon was published the day after the Cuban Missile Crisis ended.
1. Does the cartoon portray Kennedy and Khrushchev in a positive or a negative manner?
2. What is the message of the cartoon? Why does the cartoonist think the Cuban Missile
Crisis ended?
3. Britain was an ally of the USA, but not all British cartoons support America. Why is
4. There are no Soviet cartoons that are anti Soviet. Why is this?

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