Alfred Eisenstaedt

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Name: Alfred Eisenstaedt
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

Sarasota's 26-foot-tall statue honors famous photo of V-J Day in Times Square

OK, tourists, here’s the drill: Grab your partner, pucker up and pose.That’s what the 26-foot-tall statue “Unconditional Surrender” in Sarasota does to people.It’s a 15,000-pound, giant replica of the famous Alfred Eisenstaedt photo of a joyful sailor ... [Published The Palm Beach Post - 3 hours ago]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

The world's happiest photo?

Life magazine asks: Is this the happiest photo ever made? The photo was taken by Alfred Eisenstaedt, who was covering the University of Michigan's marching band. When some children playing nearby set off after this practicing drum major, he snapped ... [Published Kottke.org Blog - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 1 reports

San Antonio: Don't mess with our Missions!

San Antonio Missions National Historical Park is the nation’s largestcollection of Spanish colonial resources. Pictured left to right, andestablished along the San Antonio River, missions Concepción, San José,San Juan and Espada are part of a colonization ... [Published MySanAntonio - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 06 2014 - Updated Apr 06 2014 - 1 reports

HISTORICALLY SPEAKING: ICONIC WWII PHOTO BRED IDENTITY MYSTERY

Three men converged, being in the right place at the right time. This is their story. Life magazine photographer Alfred Eisenstaedt was given an assignment: Get to Times Square, because the end of World War II is near. He took many photos once the announcement ... [Published Colchester Bulletin - Apr 06 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 1 reports

Digital version of Amateur Photographer, 5 April 2014

See what's in the digital version of this week's Amateur Photographer Win a Samsung NX300 with 20-50mm f/3.5-5.6 lensWildlife photographer Drew Buckley discusses his unusual and strikingly graphic shot of a stag in silhouette at Glen Etive in the Scottish ... [Published Amateur Photographer - Apr 01 2014]
First reported Mar 21 2014 - Updated Mar 21 2014 - 2 reports

Man Known as Kissing Sailor in WWII-era Image Dies

HOUSTON - A man who became known for claiming he was the sailor kissing a woman in Times Square in a famous World War II-era photo taken by a Life magazine photographer has died. Glenn McDuffie was 86.McDuffie died March 9 in a nursing home in Dallas, ... [Published Sudan Vision Daily - Mar 21 2014]
First reported Mar 19 2014 - Updated Mar 20 2014 - 1 reports

The big picture

-year-old Glenn McDuffie was changing trains in New York City when he heard the news that Japan had surrendered.“I was so happy. I ran out in the street,” McDuffie said. He ran out into Times Square, which was beginning to fill with those jubilant at ... [Published Monocle - Mar 19 2014]
First reported Mar 19 2014 - Updated Mar 19 2014 - 1 reports

The backlash that poisoned Life's iconic 'kissing sailor' photo

AdvertisementGlenn McDuffie, the man believed to be the “kissing sailor” of Times Square captured in Life magazine’s pages in 1945, died this month. But not before the feminist establishment successfully transformed the hapless McDuffie from an exuberant ... [Published Los Angeles Times - Mar 19 2014]
First reported Mar 17 2014 - Updated Mar 17 2014 - 2 reports

Man known as sailor in iconic WWII kissing photo dies

byPosted on 03/17/2014 4:30 PM  | Updated 03/17/2014 5:36 PMICONIC. A visitor walks past 'VJ Day in Times Square, New York, NY, 1945" by Alfred Eisenstaedt during the 'Life.The great photographers' exhibition ... [Published Rappler - Mar 17 2014]
First reported Mar 15 2014 - Updated Mar 16 2014 - 3 reports

Sailor in Iconic WWII Kissing Photo Dies at 86

Glenn McDuffie was 18 years old the day World War II ended. Having just exited a New York subway station at Times Square, McDuffie, a sailor, heard the news, grabbed a nurse and kissed her. Photographer Alfred Eisenstaedt captured the the moment, ... [Published Mashable! - Mar 15 2014]
First reported Mar 14 2014 - Updated Mar 15 2014 - 14 reports

Famous V-J Day Times Square Kiss Sailor Dies At 86

It was the photograph that symbolized America's jubilation when Japan surrendered to the U.S. during World War II: A soldier clutching a nurse in Times Square in a passionate kiss on August 14, 1945. Now, Glenn McDuffie, the man many believe to be the ... [Published Gothamist - Mar 15 2014]
First reported Mar 14 2014 - Updated Mar 15 2014 - 5 reports

Navy Vet Famous for WWII Kiss Photo Dead at 86

(Newser)–The Navy sailor believed to have stolen what might be the famous kiss in US history is dead at age 86, reports NBC News . Glenn McDuffie is credited with being the vet smooching a nurse in Times Square on Aug. 14, 1945, to mark the end of World ... [Published Newser - Mar 15 2014]

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...When some children playing nearby set off after this practicing drum major, he snapped the photo. Said Eisenstaedt, "this is a completely spontaneous, unstaged picture."

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Sarasota's 26-foot-tall statue honors famous ph... [Published The Palm Beach Post - 3 hours ago]
Stephen Wilkes ‘Day to Night’ Embodies Epic Cit... [Published Eyes In - Apr 14 2014]
The world's happiest photo? [Published Kottke.org Blog - Apr 11 2014]
San Antonio: Don't mess with our Missions! [Published MySanAntonio - Apr 08 2014]
HISTORICALLY SPEAKING: ICONIC WWII PHOTO BRED I... [Published Colchester Bulletin - Apr 06 2014]
Digital version of Amateur Photographer, 5 Ap... [Published Amateur Photographer - Apr 01 2014]
Gregory Heisler: 50 Portraits: Stories And Tech... [Published Shutterbug - Mar 26 2014]
What The Most Romantic Photos Of All Time Can T... [Published Huffington Post Black Voices - Mar 25 2014]
Man Known as Kissing Sailor in WWII-era Image Dies [Published Sudan Vision Daily - Mar 21 2014]
Kerouac, Cobain and the photos that define ‘Ame... [Published PBS - Mar 21 2014]
It started with A kiss [Published Villages Daily Sun - Mar 21 2014]
The backlash that poisoned Life's iconic 'kissi... [Published Los Angeles Times - Mar 19 2014]
The big picture [Published Monocle - Mar 19 2014]
Man known as sailor in iconic WWII kissing phot... [Published Rappler - Mar 17 2014]
US Sailor from iconic WWII kissing photo dies [Published Mind Food - Mar 17 2014]
Weekend link dump for March 16 [Published Off the Kuff - Mar 16 2014]
Sailor in Iconic WWII Kissing Photo Dies at 86 [Published Mashable! - Mar 15 2014]
Sailor In Iconic V-J Day Times Square Photo Die... [Published Outside The Beltway | OTB - Mar 15 2014]
World War II Vet in Iconic Photo Dies [Published The Guardian Express - Mar 15 2014]
Man Known As Kissing Sailor From One Of History... [Published Big News Network - Mar 15 2014]
Famous V-J Day Times Square Kiss Sailor Dies At 86 [Published Gothamist - Mar 15 2014]
US sailor in iconic WWII kissing pic dies [Published Siasat Daily - Mar 15 2014]
A famous kiss: "I saw the nurse and she was smi... [Published Althouse - Mar 15 2014]
One Kiss Can Make You Immortal [Published International Business Times India - Mar 15 2014]
Famous kissing sailor in WWII photo dies at 86 [Published Columbus Dispatch - Mar 15 2014]
Navy Vet Famous for WWII Kiss Photo Dead at 86 [Published Newser - Mar 15 2014]
‘Kissing sailor’ from famous image dies [Published Gulf News - Mar 15 2014]
Man known as kissing sailor in iconic WWII imag... [Published Journal-Gazette - Mar 15 2014]
US sailor in iconic WWII kissing pic dies [Published News Track India - Mar 15 2014]
'I WAS SO HAPPY' Vet who claimed to be sailor i... [Published Bayou Buzz - Mar 15 2014]
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The world's happiest photo? [Published Kottke.org Blog - Apr 11 2014]
Life magazine asks: Is this the happiest photo ever made? The photo was taken by Alfred Eisenstaedt, who was covering the University of Michigan's marching band. When some children playing nearby set off after this practicing drum major, he snapped ...
Weekend link dump for March 16 [Published Off the Kuff - Mar 16 2014]
Spring break! For the kids, anyway. Blair and Tootie , together again. Wait, I thought drunk people placing ill-advised bets was Vegas’ entire business model? We really are making huge advances in the fight against HIV. Want to be a better ...
Sailor in Iconic WWII Kissing Photo Dies at 86 [Published Mashable! - Mar 15 2014]
Glenn McDuffie was 18 years old the day World War II ended. Having just exited a New York subway station at Times Square, McDuffie, a sailor, heard the news, grabbed a nurse and kissed her. Photographer Alfred Eisenstaedt captured the the moment, ...
Sailor In Iconic V-J Day Times Square Photo Die... [Published Outside The Beltway | OTB - Mar 15 2014]
The man who apparently was the male half of ponce of the most iconic photos of the World War II era died earlier this week at the age of 86: A Texas man thought to be the US Navy sailor kissing a nurse in an iconic end of World War Two photo ...
A famous kiss: "I saw the nurse and she was smi... [Published Althouse - Mar 15 2014]
Glenn McDuffie had just heard the war was over. He died last Sunday at the age of 86.The photograph, by Alfred Eisenstaedt, appeared in Life Magazine. Here's some Life text about the scene on V-J Day:Booze flowed, inhibitions were cast off, there were ...
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