The Cartoonist

Caricatures of several leading world politicians kissing one another: Charles de Gaulle and Konrad Adenaur (who hangs from a rope); John F. Kennedy and Fidel Castro; Nikita Khrushchev and Mao Zedong; Robert Menzies and Arthur Calwell; and Gamal Abdel Nasser and David Ben-Gurian, who is standing on a stepladder.

The Herald, 24 January 1963

An agreement between the French President and German Chancellor had been sealed with a kiss, a traditional French custom. Frith imagines this custom extending to other rivals and enemies.