Produced by Kate Phillips, Magnum Photos
For years, Brooklyn-born photographer Bruce Gilden photographed along the beaches and boardwalks of the borough’s favorite summer retreat, compiling a collection of its oddball characters. NEW YORK CITY—Coney Island. Crowds of people clustered together on the beach, 1977.
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RFK Funeral Train
by Paul Fusco
Thirty-nine years ago this week in Los Angeles, Robert F. Kennedy was assassinated. A funeral train carried his body from New York City to Washington, D.C. In RFK Funeral Train, Paul Fusco documents the funeral train procession. Despite the hot weather, hundreds of thousands of people stood along the train tracks waiting to pay their respects.
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