We say give us liberty and give them death. There’s many times I’ve felt like picking up my gun and going to shoot a nigger. We’ve got a heritage to protect.’ David E. Duke, Ku Klux Klan, 1976

‘If you squawk like a crow, look like a crow, and fly like a crow, you’ll be shot like a crow.’ Joh Bjelke-Petersen, 1977

‘Shoot people dead if they steal. There’s too much freedom in our constitution.’ Pita Lus, Minister for jails, Papua New Guinea, 1977