Фото AP с сайта washingtontimes.com
In this image from APTN video, a man, centre throws a shoe at US President George W. Bush, background left, during a news conference with Iraq Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki, Sunday, Dec. 14, 2008, in Baghdad, Iraq. On an Iraq trip shrouded in secrecy and marred by dissent, President George W. Bush on Sunday hailed progress in the war that defines his presidency and got a size-10 reminder of his unpopularity when a man hurled two shoes at him during a news conference. (AP Photo)
Здесь авторы задаются вопросом: а был ли мальчик?
SHOULD JOURNALISTS QUESTION OR TRUST "COMMON KNOWLEDGE"? : Everyone seems to have heard about the famed incident. Khrushchev dramatically banging his shoe in anger at a 1960 United Nations session...the problem is, for many years, this "common knowledge" has been placed in doubt. There is no photo or other definitive evidence that proves this dramatic moment ever occurred. Image above shows the former Russian leader with a pair of his actual shoes.