Creator

Stuart McDonald

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Publisher

Grand Forks Herald

Creation Date

10-28-1962

Description

Cartoon depicts Fidel Castro standing atop Cuba, between "USA" and "USSR" cannons. President John F. Kennedy imposed a military blockade on Cuba. The Soviet Union responded that the action of the United States is one step closer to thermonuclear war.

Alternative title: In The Middle of a Showdown With No Place to Hide

Subject

Cartoons (Commentary); Political cartoons

Places Depicted

Cuba; United States; Soviet Union

People Depicted

Castro, Fidel, 1926-; 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

Fidel Castro, Cuba, United States, Soviet Union, John F. Kennedy, Military Blockade, Nikita Khrushchev, Nuclear War, Military maneuvers, Blockade, Cannon, Military weapons, Nuclear weapons, International relations, Political science

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