Music: Meeting with the Stunks

Before leaving for Moscow, the Horowitzes were invited to Washington to meet Ronald Reagan for a presidential "benediction." Traveling with the couple was TIME Correspondent Dean Brelis, who provided this glimpse behind the scenes:

Snappily attired in a dark blue oxford suit, a blue-and white bow tie and a black Borsalino, Vladimir Horowitz sits in a private VIP airport lounge, waiting to board his flight to Washington. His wife Wanda is wearing a new silk dress and a mink coat for the occasion. "It will be nice to meet Nancy Reagan," says Arturo Toscanini's daughter. "Normally, I don't like official bureaucratic...

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