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"I was only joking" [Ronald Reagan] [picture] / Pryor
Bib ID 1522258
Format PicturePicture, OnlineOnline
Author
Pryor, Geoff, 1944-
 
Online Versions
Description 1984 
1 drawing : pen, ink and wash on paper ; image 18.6 x 27.8 cm., on sheet 22.3 x 33.2 cm. 
Series

Pryor collection of cartoons and drawings.

Summary

While doing a microphone test before commencing his weekly radio broadcast, US President Ronald Reagan jokes that he has just signed legislation outlawing Russia and "we begin bombing in five minutes". Some might regard it as no laughing matter, especially during a presidential election campaign.--information provided by Geoff Pryor.

Notes

Title devised by cataloguer.

Published in the Canberra Times on 15 August 1984.

Part of the Pryor collection of cartoons and drawings.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-156530054

Subjects Reagan, Ronald -- Caricatures and cartoons.  |  Presidents -- United States -- Caricatures and cartoons.  |  Arms control -- United States -- Caricatures and cartoons.  |  Nuclear weapons -- United States -- Caricatures and cartoons.
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