Creator

Stuart McDonald

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Publisher

Grand Forks Herald

Creation Date

10-1-1961

Description

Cartoon depicts Nikita Khrushchev holding a butcher knife, labeled "Ready for Berlin," as his bloody hand drips into a puddle, labeled "The Butcher of Budapest." As debates and discussions continued over the Berlin crisis, President John F. Kennedy made clear that he would not negotiate on Premier Nikita Khrushchev's terms, and Khrushchev gave no indication that he would change his terms.

Alternative title: Happy to Negotiate

Subject

Cartoons (commentary); Political cartoons

Places Depicted

Hungary--Budapest; Soviet Union; Germany--Berlin; United States

Organizations Depicted

KGB

People Depicted

Krushchev, Nikita Sergeevich, 1894-1971; Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald) 1917-1963; Andropov, IUrii (IUrii Vladimirovich), 1914-

Rights

Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections, Chester Fritz Library, University of North Dakota

Keywords

Budapest, Hungary, Nikita Khrushchev, Berlin, Germany, Negotiation, Political persecution, Knives, Blood, Butchers--Equipment and supplies, Berlin Wall (Germany : 1961-1989), World politics

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