Creator

Stuart McDonald

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Publisher

Grand Forks Herald

Creation Date

10-22-1961

Description

Cartoon depicts Premier Nikita Khrushchev frightening a man, labeled "Neutrals," with a ghost, labeled "Fear Technique" on a stick. In a speech given at the beginning of the 22nd Congress of the Communist Party, Soviet Union Premier Nikita Khrushchev announced that a test bomb equivalent to 50 million tons of TNT would be dropped on October 31, 1961.

Alternative title: Communism's 365 Days of Halloween; Year 'Round Trick No Treat

Subject

Cartoons (Commentary); Political cartoons

Places Depicted

Soviet Union

Organizations Depicted

Kommunisticheskaia partiia Sovetskogo Soiuza

People Depicted

Krushchev, Nikita Sergeevich, 1894-1971

Rights

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

Keywords

Nikita Khrushchev, Nuclear Warfare, Test Bomb, 22nd Congress of the Communist Party, Halloween, Communist parties, Atomic bomb, Bomb threats, Ghosts, Neutrality

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