LevelPiece
Ref NoLDG/1/1/50
Title"Don't you dare shoot - you might hurt the boy!"
Date[1970s]
Extent1 cartoon
Creator NameGibbard; Leslie David (1945-2010); cartoonist
DescriptionCartoon shows a man [possible a trade union leader] with an apple on his head labelled "wildcats", Edward Heath stands at a distance with a bow and arrow. Harold Wilson stands between the two with his finger raised, appearing to lecture Heath, the caption reads "Don't you dare shoot - you might hurt the boy!" meanwhile Heath's bow and arrow hang limply in his hands and he wears a disappointed expression.

[Cartoon possibly relates to the wildcat strikes of the 1970s and may make reference to Heath's attempt to take a harder line with the unions than Wilson.]
Access StatusOpen
FormatDrawing

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