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TYVÄRR HAR Newsweek inte på samma sätt som konkurrenten Time samlat alla sina omslag på ett och samma ställe online. The Society of Publication Designers hittade några som man tyckte var speciellt intressanta. Här är två på temat president Richard Nixon och Watergate.

Översta omslaget hamnade på American Society of Magazine Editors lista över de 40 bästa tidskriftsomslagen genom tiderna. Så här skrev man:

This July 30, 1973 magazine cover of Newsweek, entitled the The Nixon Tapes, gives an aerial view of the White House turned into a tape recorder. The article discusses how President Nixon had been secretly taping everything said in his offices and on his telephones for at least two years. The following year, the tapes were released and they proved Nixon was involved with the Watergate Scandal cover-up. In August 1974, Nixon announced his resignation and Gerald Ford became President. Ford later pardoned Nixon, immunizing him from prosecution for any crimes he may have committed as President.

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TIDSKRIFT: Omslaget nedan är från juli 2008 av tidskriften Rolling Stone Magazine. Det vann 2009 priset  ”Magazine Cover of the Year”. Tävlingen annordnas av American Society of Magazine Editors.

”The smile says it all. Photographer Peter Yang caught up with Barack Obama in Raleigh, North Carolina, just a few days after he had finally nailed down the Democratic Party’s presidential nomination. Obama was exhausted, excited, relaxed, gracious, open–yet still somehow elusive. Hundreds of photographers have shot Obama over the past couple of years, but no one has quite caught his quiet charisma as Peter Yang did last June.”

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