Tag: Life (magazine)

768x768_teal_quote of the day squareI am a gambler. I decided to go in with Company E in the first wave.
—Robert Capra, Life Magazine photographer during D-Day.

To see life; to see the world; to eyewitness great events; to watch the faces of the poor and the gestures of the proud; to see strange things—machines, armies, multitudes, shadows in the jungle and on the moon; to see man’s work—his paintings, towers and discoveries; to see things thousands of miles away, things hidden behind walls and within rooms, things dangerous to come to; the women that men love and many children; to see and take pleasure in seeing; to see and be amazed; to see and be instructed…
—Publisher Henry Luce’s vision for Life Magazine

December 29, 1972 — Life magazine ended publication with the issue titled “Year in Pictures.” From 1936 it had produced over 1,860 issues.

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