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David Douglas Duncan


Self-Portrait: U.S.A.
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View of a packed arena, with the silhouette of a Secret Service agent in the immediate foreground.

"Secret Service agents stood in each corner of the huge arena, checking by walkie-talkie with other agents posted in lookout eyries far above the convention floor." [Republican Nation Convention, Miami Beach, August 1968.]" Self-Portrait: U.S.A., p. 30.