People: Sep. 7, 1962

Back home and full of bounce after a five-week tour of Western Europe was Dwight Eisenhower, 71; bouncing back nicely in a Manhattan hospital after an operation to remove a polypoid lesion from his large intestine was Herbert Hoover, 88; perennially bouncy Harry Truman, 78, was gadding about Manhattan.

Struck by the fact that, as far as he knew, no photograph of the three living U.S. ex-Presidents existed, Utica Press Copy Editor Joseph Ray, of Oneida, N.Y., wrote the New York Herald Tribune that one ought to be made. "Let's get this historic shot...

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