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The Cold War in Cartoons
This selection of approximately 300 cartoons provides a sample of the collections related to the ideological clash of the second half of the 20th century between the United States and the USSR, the two superpowers of the day. The cartoons are mostly those of John Collins (1917- ), former cartoonist at the Montreal newspaper The Gazette.
- Nuclear arms race;
- Quest to conquer outer space;
- Armed conflicts: Korean War (1950-1953), Cuban Missile Crisis (1962), Vietnam War (1964-1975), etc.;
- Collapse of the Berlin Wall contributing to the end of the Cold War (1989).
The Changing Grip.
About 1949, 20th century
Can't Tame It and Can't Get Off.
About 1965, 20th century
"Look, I Have a Beard Too !".
March 21, 1960, 20th century