LIFE.com offers a series of rare photos by Alfred Eisenstaedt from the place that came to be known as "the island of hope and tears."
Laura: At least DJT will actually HOLD a Press Conference, facing those who he knows are against him. HRC is at 235 days without one, incredible... If it was DJT HIDING from the media they would have been tormenting him!!! I get upset by many things he says, but this time he was obviously joking. You had to see the comments he made before. But of course the media must portray him badly, he's beating their queen. And if Hillary had said this about anybody else she would probably be reported by the media as being diligent in using any means necessary to retrieve valuable data. We all know she doesn't give a hoot about National Security.