1977 Photo Contest, Humor, 1st prize

Eddie Adams

The Associated Press

04 July, 1976

People watch an Operation Sail tall ships event on the Hudson River from their apartment building in Fort Lee, New Jersey. These people were joined by millions lining the shore below their windows to watch the tall ships, a fleet of warships and thousands of small pleasure crafts, that passed to mark the Bicentennial, the nation's 200th birthday.

About the photographer

Eddie Adams

The photographic career of American photojournalist Eddie Adams (New Kensington, Pennsylvania 1933 - New York City 2004) spanned 45 years, in which he covered every possible subj...

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