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Talking to the Tellie

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Black ink drawn political cartoon depicting Bob Hawke watching President Suharto, with a sign behind him that reads, "Suharto Out", on television. Hawke says, "You silly foolish old man... why didn't you get out of office earlier... with some bloody grace... with a claim to statesmanhood. Can't you see?! You've blown your bloody place in history...".

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