While Bob is well know for his legendary photography, he was also a US Naval Aviator from 1954-1958 rising to the rank of 2nd Lieutenant. Not only that, he flew the Grumman F9F-8 Cougar taking off and landing from aircraft carriers. On this Veterans Day – we thank you for your service, Lt. Gomel!
While awaiting election results, a comforting distraction for me is looking at my old photographs. This one-for an annual report- of a geologist searching for oil, 2004.
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Just discovered researching JFK’s September 12, 1962 schedule after his speech at Rice University: this photo of an un-identified photographer ( c’est moi) at Huntsville, with Werner Von Braun, JFK & James Webb at Space Flight Center, Huntsville, Alabama.
They wake up early in the morning to collect Yak dung. Since most of Tibet is treeless, Yak dung is dried & used as fuel for fires. They also milk the Yaks, cook the meals & raise the children.
“The coalition of conscience” is what Martin Luther King said of this “Freedom March” 57 years ago. There was no elevator back then and I remember climbing 898 steps of the Washington Monument to the window at the top for this view. 7You and 6 others1 Comment
Twice Oscared, she wrote a book- and a funny one too-“Every Frenchman Has One”! Olivia de Havilland July, 26, 2020 at 104. (The opening page from my LIFE story.)