The Press: Unhappy Triumph

It will be a long time before any U.S. parent forgets last fortnight's scarifying news picture of a little boy lying dead at his mother's feet on an Omaha street after a truck had crashed into his sled (TIME, Dec. 25). J. Harold Cowan, the man who took the picture, will never forget it.

Newsman Cowan, 34, a shy, stocky, serious Omaha World-Herald reporter-photographer who covers the police run on weekends, was sitting in Omaha's detective bureau when the accident call droned in over the radio. Racing down two flights of stairs to...

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