The Presidency by Hugh Sidey: A Composite of Experience

The Presidency

Down in the pit of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee's hearing room, Photographer Roddey Mims hunched over and squinted through his Nikon view finder at George Shultz, Secretary of State-designate. As Mims cranked off frames of the imperturbable Shultz through two days of testimony, the cameraman concluded that he had not seen such an open and luminescent pate since the days of Dean Rusk or such a noble double chin since Henry Kissinger used to come around to explain the world.

What Mims saw and recorded in his way was what all 17 committee...

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