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“Look Out – Here’s Another ‘Peace’ Demonstration,” Ottawa Citizen, October 6, 1952. Page 32. Syndicated cartoon by Herbert Block, ‘Herblock.’

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“In The European Art Gallery,” Montreal Gazette, August 14, 1952. Page 8, editorials. Cartoon by John Collins.  The ‘Moscow Lisa’ with his ‘inscrutable smile’ is studied by the world, unguarded by the armless ‘Venus De Nato.’ Opaque, confusing stuff by Collins.

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“Gardiens de la paix,” La Patrie, August 8, 1952.  Page 13.  Full page recruitment advertisement for the Canadian Army, “member of the army of the United Nations,” explicitly comparing the training of a recruit to that of the police officer – just as the police protect the peace when “it is troubled in your neighbourhood” the army protects the peace of the “free world against all aggression.” The Korean War as police action, as seen in recruitment literature.

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