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Governor Adial Stevenson's worn shoes photo...

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September 03, 1952

THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, September 3, 1952

* Illinois Governor Adlai Stevenson
* "The man with a hole in his shoe"
* William M. Gallagher photo
* Pulitzer Prize for Photography

The back page has a  photo of Gov. Adlai Stevenson's shoe which showed the wear and tear of the campaign trail with heading: "Tired Sole" and text. (see) This photo went "viral" from the original one in the Flint, Michigan page and the worn shoe was a symbol in political advertising. The photo measures 7.5 x 6 inches. Also a photo of Marilyn Monroe. (see)
Complete with 32 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally very nice. Some small binding holes along the spine.

Category: The 20th Century