Alfred Eisenstaedt

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Name: Alfred Eisenstaedt
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 1 reports

10 iconic photographs taken on Leica cameras

This year marks the 100th anniversary of Leica, the manufacturers of the beautiful cameras that can lay claim to having taken some of the most iconic images of the last century.  Oskar Barnack produced the very first ‘Leitz’ camera in 1914 and gave birth ... [Published The Gentleman's Journal - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Nearly seven decades after victory, another kiss in Times Square

Mitch Traphagen photo.In Times Square on August 14, the 69th anniversary of the end of the war, World War II veteran Sydnor Thompson, 90, reenacted the famous kiss with his wife, Harriette, 91, both of Charlotte, N.C., in front of the just-unveiled sculpture ... [Published Observer News - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 17 2014 - Updated Aug 17 2014 - 1 reports

Couple re-enact historic kiss for VJ Day

Friday was VJ Day, a day that marks the surrender of Japan to the allies, and the final end to World War Two. One of the most famous photos of that day was of a sailor kissing a nurse in New York's Times Square.69 years on from that famous day, a World ... [Published CNTV - Aug 17 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

CBS US News: What am I seeing?

Sydnor Thompson, age 90, kisses his wife, Harriette Thompson, age 91, while reenacting the Times Square Kiss photo, taken by Alfred Eisenstaedt, to mark the 69-Anniversary of the end of World War Two and victory over Japan in Times Square in New York ... [Published CBS News - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

Robin Williams and Lauren Bacall are honored at Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery-slide7

Flowers, notes, and other items cover Robin Williams' star on Hollywood Walk of Fame. President Obama, Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery, actors, and other fans pay tribute. (Photo by Valerie Macon/)Marin County Sheriff Lt. Keith Boyd gives press ... [Published Examiner.com - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

US WWII veteran and wife re-enact historic Times Square kiss to mark VJ Day

US World War II veteran Sydnor Thompson and his wife of 67 years, Harriette, re-enacted the historic Times Square kiss to mark Victory in Japan Day.The couple posed next to a replica statue based on the famous photograph taken by Alfred Eisenstaedt in ... [Published itv.com - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

Lauren Bacall's Portrait in 'American Cool' at the National Portrait Gallery (8/13/14)

WASHINGTON, Aug. 13 -- The Smithsonian Institution issued the following news release:The Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery recognizes the life and accomplishments of legendary American actress Lauren Bacall as part of the exhibition "American Cool." ... [Published Targeted News Service - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

Lauren Bacall’s Portrait in “American Cool” at the National Portrait Gallery

The Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery recognizes the life and accomplishments of legendary American actress Lauren Bacall as part of the exhibition “American Cool.” A 1949 photograph of her taken for Life magazine by Alfred Eisenstaedt can be seen ... [Published Smithsonian - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 1 reports

An all-male panel is no way to honour Rachel Carson

Biologist/author Rachel Carson working with microscope at her home Photograph: Alfred Eisenstaedt/Time & Life Pictures/Getty Image In October, The Royal Society, one of the oldest and most respected scientific institutions in the world is hosting an event ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Aug 07 2014]
First reported Aug 01 2014 - Updated Aug 01 2014 - 1 reports

Robert Drew, documentary film pioneer, dies at 90

By ,Robert Drew, an innovative filmmaker whose intimate documentaries captured compelling moments during the campaign and presidency of John F. Kennedy and whose unadorned style influenced generations of documentarians, died July 30 at his home in Sharon, ... [Published Washington Post - Aug 01 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

LIFE in a Great City: San Francisco

More on Life'50s'60s'50s'50s1914'60sAlfred Eisenstaedt—The LIFE Picture Collection/At the scene of the 1939-1940 Golden Gate International Exposition, San Francisco, 1938.Culture19381972For the latest edition of our “Great Cities” series, LIFE.com features ... [Published LIFE - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Mar 15 2014 - Updated Mar 16 2014 - 2 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]

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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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10 iconic photographs taken on Leica cameras [Published The Gentleman's Journal - Sep 01 2014]
C. David Heymann’s Career as a Serial Fabulist [Published MSNBC Newsweek - Aug 27 2014]
Nearly seven decades after victory, another kis... [Published Observer News - Aug 21 2014]
Couple re-enact historic kiss for VJ Day [Published CNTV - Aug 17 2014]
CBS US News: What am I seeing? [Published CBS News - Aug 15 2014]
Robin Williams and Lauren Bacall are honored at... [Published Examiner.com - Aug 15 2014]
US WWII veteran and wife re-enact historic Time... [Published itv.com - Aug 15 2014]
Lauren Bacall's Portrait in 'American Cool' at ... [Published Targeted News Service - Aug 14 2014]
Historian Explains Lauren Bacall’s Cool: ‘She’s... [Published Think Progress - Aug 13 2014]
Lauren Bacall’s Portrait in “American Cool” at ... [Published Smithsonian - Aug 13 2014]
An all-male panel is no way to honour Rachel Ca... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Aug 07 2014]
An all-male panel is no way to honour Rachel Ca... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Aug 07 2014]
Robert Drew, documentary film pioneer, dies at 90 [Published Washington Post - Aug 01 2014]
LIFE in a Great City: San Francisco [Published LIFE - Jul 30 2014]
Victura… a Little Boat, a Journey and the Kennedys [Published Politisite - Jun 09 2014]
Getty Images bets on decor with the launch of P... [Published Venturebeat - Apr 23 2014]
The world's happiest photo? [Published Kottke.org Blog - Apr 11 2014]
Kerouac, Cobain and the photos that define ‘Ame... [Published PBS - Mar 21 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]
A famous kiss: "I saw the nurse and she was smi... [Published Althouse - Mar 15 2014]
Navy Vet in ‘V-J Day in Times Square’ Photo Dies [Published TIME.com - Mar 14 2014]
The Man Who Kissed The Nurse In The Famous Worl... [Published BuzzFeed - Latest - Mar 14 2014]
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Historian Explains Lauren Bacall’s Cool: ‘She’s... [Published Think Progress - Aug 13 2014]
CREDIT: MARK LENNIHAN/AP There’s an image of Lauren Bacall, who died yesterday at the age of 89, in the National Portrait Gallery. She’s one of a select few icons included in the “ American Cool ” exhibit, a photographic attempt to define something ...
Victura… a Little Boat, a Journey and the Kennedys [Published Politisite - Jun 09 2014]
James W. Graham speaking at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library & Museum on May 18, 2014. Courtesy, Fore Edge Publishing. James W. Graham , author of Victura: The Kennedys, a Sailboat, and the Sea, has written a 265-page book that is a great ...
Getty Images bets on decor with the launch of P... [Published Venturebeat - Apr 23 2014]
Above: Images for sale from Photos.com's "Structural" collection. Image Credit: Photos.com Stock photo agency Getty Images is becoming an art vendor. The Seattle, Wash.-based media company today launched Photos.com, which sells framed photos from ...
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 ...
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