The Press: Ike's Choice

In the radio-TV room of the White House last August, a group of photographers hurriedly shot pictures of the President as he prepared to broadcast a report to the nation. Among them was George Tames, 35, New York Times Magazine photographer. Only one of his three dozen shots of Ike was printed, the rest went into the paper's picture morgue. Recently, Photographer Tames entered his best picture in the White House News Photographers' Association annual contest, in which he has already won close to a dozen prizes. But Ike saw a print first, commented:...

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