Television: Veni Vidi Video

East German cameramen, looking for good propaganda shots of warlike Westerners, got a lensful last week. Hurrying up the Friedrichstrasse, they photographed a mob of armed U.S. soldiers, some wearing bulletproof vests, swarming on the East-West line. The importance of the American mission was emphasized by the presence of two colonels, one light colonel, a major, a captain, two lieutenants, several Jeep-mounted machine guns, a Jeep-mounted 106-mm. recoilless rifle. Could this be the real thing? Not exactly. In the middle of the armed mob was old Veni Vidi Video himself—Jack Paar.

With him was shard-voiced Comedienne Peggy Cass, taping a TV...

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