Photo, Print, Drawing The hour has come -- let it not be missed
About this Item
- The hour has come -- let it not be missed
- Cartoon shows Israeli Prime Minister Golda Meir and Egyptian leader Anwar Sadat standing on either side of an enormous hour glass, each staring at the sand pouring into the bottom half. The top half, which is almost empty, is labeled "War of Nerves"; the bottom, which is almost full, is labeled "Negotiations." In 1972, Sadat decided to realign his country's policies with the West and expelled Soviet military advisers. Meir took this opportunity to offer peace talks, but Sadat rejected the proposal, calling it propaganda. Still, a beginning had been made, and talks eventually began, culminating in the historic agreement between the two countries in 1978 at Camp David.
- Valtman, Edmund S., 1914-, artist
Created / Published
- 1972 Aug. 1.
- - Meir, Golda,--1898-1978
- - Sadat, Anwar,--1918-1981
- - Arab-Israeli conflict--1967-1973
- - International relations--Israel--1970-1980
- - International relations--Egypt--1970-1980
- - Hourglasses--1970-1980
- Editorial cartoons--American.
- Editorial cartoons--American
- - Published in: The Hartford times.
- - (DLC/PP-2000:071.004)
- - ljr / 020328.
- - Sources: Facts on file, 1972, p. 567, 602; World book, v. 6, p. 131 ljr
- - Unprocessed in PR13 CN 2000:071.004
- 1 drawing.
Call Number/Physical Location
- Unprocessed [item] [P&P]
- Cartoon Drawings (Library of Congress)
- Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print
- ppmsc 07974 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsc.07974
- cph 3c30425 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3c30425
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- LC-DIG-ppmsc-07974 (digital file from original) LC-USZ62-130425 (b&w film copy neg.)
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Chicago citation style:
Valtman, Edmund S., Artist. The Hour Has Come -- Let It Not Be Missed. Egypt Israel, 1972. Aug. 1. Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/2016687291/.
APA citation style:
Valtman, E. S. (1972) The Hour Has Come -- Let It Not Be Missed. Egypt Israel, 1972. Aug. 1. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2016687291/.
MLA citation style:
Valtman, Edmund S., Artist. The Hour Has Come -- Let It Not Be Missed. Aug. 1. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2016687291/>.