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Robert Francis ‘Bobby’ Kennedy, was one of the most loved politicians in American history. Considered an icon of American liberalism, he served as the campaign manager for his brother John F. Kennedy on his successful presidential campaign, and was his close advisor during his presidency. Some of Bobby Kennedy’s most notable achievements during his time working in the White House include his advocacy for the African-American Civil Rights Movement and his fight against corruption and organized crime. He is pictured here campaigning in a small town in Indiana in 1968.

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Burt Glinn
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Born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Burt Glinn served in the United States Army between 1943 and 1946, before studying literature at Harvard University, where he edited and photographed for the Harvard Crimson college newspaper.

From 1949 to 1950, Glinn worked for LIFE magazine before becoming a freelancer. He became an associate member of Magnum in 1951, along with Eve Arnold and Dennis Stock – the first Americans to join the young photo agency – and a full member in 1954. Glinn made his mark with spectacular color series on the South Seas, Japan, Russia, Mexico and California.

His reportages have appeared in Esquire, Geo, Travel and Leisure, Fortune, Life and Paris-Match. He has covered such monumental news events as the Sinai War, the US Marine invasion of Lebanon, and Fidel Castro’s takeover of Cuba.

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