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Norman Kirk Springbok tour cartoon


In this Nevile Lodge cartoon, which appeared in the Evening Post in 1973, the prime minister, Norman Kirk, and his deputy, Hugh Watt, are discussing the problems the new Labour government faces. The proposed Springbok tour looms large among them. Through the window the leader of the Opposition, Jack Marshall, and his deputy, Robert Muldoon, look on smugly.


Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: B-134-765
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