Photo of the day From the Stripes archives

March 16, 2006


Red Grandy ©Stars and Stripes

Berlin, March 8, 1961: Former New York Gov. W. Averell Harriman doffs his hat as he greets reporters at Berlin's Tempelhof Air Base. At right is West Berlin Mayor Willy Brandt. Harriman, who had taken on a role as President Kennedy's "roving ambassador," made a whirlwind one-day visit to the city on on his way to talks with Italian government officials in Rome.