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    As a staff photographer for LIFE magazine from 1936 to 1972, Alfred Eisenstaedt captured some of the most iconic images of the 20th century. His work was featured on the cover of the magazine numerous times, including his most famous photograph of an American sailor kissing a nurse while dipping her in Times Square on V-J Day in New York City. Pictured: From one of his many memorable portrait sessions, Marilyn Monroe poses on the patio outside of her home in Hollywood, California, May 1953.
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    President John F. Kennedy sits at his desk in the Oval Office of the White House in 1962 in Washington.
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    Sophia Loren laughing while exchanging jokes during a lunch break on a movie set on June 1, 1961.
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    An informal portrait taken of Albert Einstein in an old sweatshirt looking up from his notebook on Jan. 1, 1948.
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    Presidential adviser Henry Kissinger posing for a photo on July 3, 1969 at Harvard.
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    A portrait of Winston Churchill alone during the Tory election campaign on Nov. 1, 1951.
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    Katharine Hepburn lies on the floor in a pleated dress, smoking, on Jan. 1, 1938.
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    American heavyweight boxer Joe Louis photo is taken in 1937.
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    Ernest Hemingway posing in Cojimar Harbor, Cuba, in 1952.
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    Former First Lady Jackie Onassis poses with one hand on her hip at Viking Press in Jan. 1977 in New York City.
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    Photographer Richard Avedon sits during a studio session in 1963.
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    Bette Davis relaxes on a couch in 1939.
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    A close-up portrait of Walt Disney in a suit, smiling in his studios in 1953 in Burbank, California.
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