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[Ronald Reagan and weapons] [picture] / Pryor
Bib ID 4774
Format PicturePicture, OnlineOnline
Author
Pryor, Geoff, 1944-
 
Online Versions
Description 1985 
1 drawing : pen, ink and wash on paper ; image 19.9 x 27.6 cm., on irreg. sheet 22.7 x 44.7 cm. 
Series

Pryor collection of cartoons and drawings.

Summary

The hijacking of a Transworld Airways (TWA) Boeing 727 by Muslim terrorists seeking the release of Shi'ites from Israeli prisons - and the subsequent shuttling of the aircraft around the Middle -East and Algeria, suggests the apparent powerlessness of a super-power (the US, in this case) when attempting to save helpless hostages.--Information provided by Geoff Pryor.--Information provided by Geoff Pryor.

Notes

Title devised by cataloguer.

Published in the Canberra Times 18 June 1985.

Part of the Pryor collection of cartoons and drawings.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-156544696

Subjects Reagan, Ronald -- Caricatures and cartoons.  |  Military weapons -- United States -- Caricatures and cartoons.  |  Presidents -- United States -- Caricatures and cartoons.  |  United States -- Politics and government -- Caricatures and cartoons.
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