© Erven Eppo Doeve
Over kom-komkommer-tijd gesproken[Spoken of cucumber time]
Drawing by Eppo Doeve, published in Elsevier 7 July 1973
From Eppo Doeve collection, Press Museum
During cucumber time, Prime Minister Den Uyl faces the threat of a school teachers' strike; the chiefs of staff protest against reducing the budget for the military; Parliament votes down the government plan to raise the fuel tax.