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EDDIE ADAMS: THE GOD OF PHOTOJOURNALISM

Influencing the United States to admit 200,000 Vietnamese refugees at the end of the Vietnam War through the series of photographs on the Vietnamese boat people, entitled, “Boat of No Smiles”, the American photographer and photojournalist, Eddie Adams, is best known for his iconic Vietnam photograph, “Saigon Execution”, which won him a Pulitzer Prize in 1969.

Celebrated as the God of photojournalism, Adams was born on June 12, 1933, in New Kensington, Pennsylvania.