Ref NoLDG/1/1/85
TitleJune 70?
Date10 December 1969
Extent1 cartoon
Creator NameGibbard; Leslie David (1945-2010); cartoonist
DescriptionA cartoon showing a starving person begging for food across a period of four years. A different date is above each depiction of the person (Left-Right: 'June 67, June 68, June 69, June 70?'). The first three, of the person sitting with their legs crossed next to a makeshift gravestone and holding an empty bowl, are almost identical. [There also appears to be smoke of a similar intensity in the background for these three years.] In the final image, the bowl is gone and the person appears to be dead next to the gravestone. [If it is indeed smoke in the background, it is notable that by June 1970 it has risen considerably.]

[The news for this day notes how the arms policy re: Nigeria had been discussed in Parliament. Points of discussion may thus include foreign policy and humanitarian aid.] (Source: The University of Kent, British Cartoon Archive)
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