THE ADMINISTRATION: Half Hour in the Living Room

At one minute before 9:30, CBS Producer Bill Wood took a last look at the tableau about to be flashed, through the facilities of the four major networks, to TV screens across the nation. The glare of twelve big lights, ranging from 750-watt "spots" to 1,000-watt "broads," beat brightly down on President Eisenhower, sitting behind a small desk, with his face and bald head aglow with pancake makeup. His big "cue cards," which had been brought in only after news photographers had been shooed out of the room, were ready before him....

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