I fear I must beg to differ with the notion that "all" news photographers used the Braun electronic flash. I worked for 11 newspapers and the world's largest wire service beginning in the 1950s and I never owned or used a Braun. The strobe of choice was the Honeywell Heiland. I still have one. By the way I photographed the Beatles on their two tours to California, as well. A number of "celebrity" photographers did use the Braun in those days and it was good unit.