Eddie Adams

Edward Thomas Adams was born on June 12, 1933 in New Kensington, PA
Died because of motor neuron disease on September 18, 2004 in NY.

His interest for photography began in highschool. Where he joined the school's newspaper as a photographer. As well as being a photographer for portraits and weddings during his free time.

He received more than 500 awards. Such as the George Polk Award for News Photography, World Press Photo, Sigma Delta Chi, NPPA, Overseas Press Club and etc.

He is known for portraits of politicians and other celebrities as well as his coverage of 13 wars.

The photo of the execution of a Vietcong prisoner by the police chief general is what he is more known for.

He was a staff photographer at Parade magazine. His photographs appear on other magazines as well. Such as TIME, Vanity Fair, Vogue, and etc.

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