Kōrero: Premiers and prime ministers

'Muldoon on Muldoon'

'Muldoon on Muldoon'

In opposition, Robert Muldoon crafted a political bestseller, The rise and fall of a young Turk. As prime minister he churned out more books, although these ones, dictated during gaps in a busy life, were weaker efforts. In this 1977 cartoon Tom Scott shafts the prime minister's vanity, evident in self-important book titles such as Muldoon (1977) and, later, My way (1981).

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: H-725-003
Cartoon by Tom Scott

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Gavin McLean, 'Premiers and prime ministers - Towards modern leadership', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/cartoon/33201/muldoon-on-muldoon (accessed 26 February 2020)

He kōrero nā Gavin McLean, i tāngia i te 20 Jun 2012, updated 1 Dec 2016