Creator

Stuart McDonald

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Publisher

Grand Forks Herald

Creation Date

9-24-1961

Description

Cartoon depicts the United Nations as it begins to crumble into a crack in the Earth called "Dags Death. Soviet Union Premier Nikita Khrushchev campaigned to replace United Nations Secretary-General Dag Hammarskjoold with a board of three men. Following the death of Hammarskjoold, the United States and other nations felt strongly that a single leader should be named.

Alternative title: Beginning of the End; Shaken to its very foundation

Subject

Cartoons (Commentary); Political cartoons

Places Depicted

Earth

Organizations Depicted

United Nations

People Depicted

Hammarskjöld, Dag, 1905-1961; Krushchev, Nikita Sergeevich, 1894-1971

Rights

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

Keywords

United Nations, Dag Hammarskjoold, Globe, Nikita Khrushchev, Globes, Buildings--Earthquake effects, Foundations, Death

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