Lynch, James, 1947-: With the political football "Grand finals" due in November, it's time once again to look at the form of the teams competing... 27 Apr 1981

Lynch, James, 1947-: With the political football "Grand finals" due in November, it's time once again to look at the form of the teams competing... 27 Apr 1981
Date
1981
By
Taranaki daily news (Newspaper)
Ref
DCDL-0022075
Description
Shows three cameos showing the state of affairs in the run up to the 1981 elections: the first shows a rugby player representing the 'South Africa Tour'; PM Muldoon runs at him almost knocking over Jim Knox, leader of the Federation of Labour, and Derek Quigley representing the 'Colonels'. In the second cameo Labour MP David Lange is shown wearing a sling printed with the words 'December coup' and Labour leader Bill Rowling is shown using crutches because of a broken leg on the plaster of which are the words 'opinion polls'. The last cameo shows Social Credit politicians enveloped by cloud as they try to develop 'Social Credit theories'. Context: The The National Rugby League grand finals were all the rage at the time. The cartoon shows a summary of the political situation. (Context notes by cartoonist) Quantity: 1 digital cartoon(s).
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Taranaki daily news (Newspaper). Lynch, James, 1947-: With the political football "Grand finals" due in November, it's time once again to look at the form of the teams competing... 27 Apr 1981. Ref: DCDL-0022075. Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington, New Zealand. /records/30642253

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