National Geographic : 1947 Jun
0 Staff Photographer Richard E.Stewart On Summer Evenings Shirt-sleeved Washingtonians Escape the Heat by Listening to Good Music at Their Water Gate Concerts Presidents Roosevelt and Truman have attended this democratic open-air music festival. Last season 208,000persons heard 18concerts, but only 65,000 paid admissions to the 8,000 seats. Others lounged on park grass, leaned over the approach to Arlington Memorial Bridge (left), ordrifted insmall boats (page 724). Here the National Symphony Orchestra plays on a barge moored in the Potomac.