I was leaving a Sears department store in Brooklyn, N.Y., in 1960 when I noticed a phalanx of police, reporters, and people gathered as a parade of sorts. So I thought, Who is coming down the street?
The streets and sidewalks began to fill up to the doors of the store. I needed to get home, so I pushed my way toward where my car was parked, but I was carried away by the enthusiasm of the crowd, into the street and up to a Cadillac convertible, which had what appeared to be some celebrity inside. As I was Read more