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'Thatcher and Reagan', 1984.

Wilcock, P

'Thatcher and Reagan', 1984.
3 0 c m
actual image size: 32cm x 22cm


Protestors dressed as British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher and US President Ronald Reagan in a makeshift nuclear fall-out shelter outside Manchester Town Hall. They have a copy of 'Protect and Survive', the government leaflet on what to do in the event of a nuclear attack. They have built a 'shelter' by placing a door at an angle, as suggested in the leaflet, and have some supplies such as water, lavatory paper and breakfast cereal.

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