Creator

Stuart McDonald

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Publisher

Grand Forks Herald

Creation Date

11-3-1963

Description

Cartoon depicts President John F. Kennedy pouring money into the "U.S. Moon Shot Project," even while Nikita Khrushchev kicks his missile in disgust saying "We Quit!" The United States program to send a man to the moon continues following the announcement that the Soviet Union has pulled out of the moon race.

Subject

Cartoons (Commentary); Political cartoons

Places Depicted

Soviet Union; Outer space; Moon; United States

People Depicted

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

Rights

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

Keywords

John F. Kennedy, Nikita Khrushchev, Soviet Union, United States, Space, Moon Race, NASA, Presidents, Manned space flight, Space shuttles, Nuclear weapons, Space flight to the moon, Political science, Rockets (Aeronautics)

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