ARCHIVE PHOTO OF THE DAY
Ike in Paris, 1960
By STARS AND STRIPES Published: September 15, 2018
Red Grandy ©Stars and Stripes
Paris, May, 1960: President Dwight D. Eisenhower holds court in his limousine as he travels through Paris before a scheduled summit meeting with Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev. The summit collapsed before it even got started, though, as Khrushchev demanded an apology from Eisenhower for the incident in which Francis Gary Powers and his American U-2 spy plane were shot down in the Soviet Union.