Monday, August 27, 2012
Priorities! It Was Always Thus
did not feature that shot on the cover (quite the opposite). Actual cover at left. It's titled "Ballet Swimmer." The Times Square photo was taken on August 14, 1945, of course, the afternoon of Japan's surrender. In other words: the media cover-up of images from Hiroshima and Nagasaki had begun.
is author of a dozen books (click on covers at right), including the new "THE TUNNELS: Escapes Under the Berlin Wall and the Historic Films the JFK White House Tried to Kill." He was the longtime editor of Editor & Publisher. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Twitter: @GregMitch