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Cassius Clay and Malcolm X, Miami, 1964

BOB GOMEL
April 26 – June 23, 2019

Bob Gomel was born in New York City in 1933 and honed his photography at NY University. After 4 years with the US Navy during the Korean War, he was offered a photo job with the Associated Press, but turned it down and waited a full year before joining LIFE magazine. In addition to LIFE, his photographs have appeared on the covers of Sports Illustrated, Newsweek, Fortune, and Forbes, and in TIME, the New York Times, and Der Stern, and in more than 40 books.

Title: Cassius Clay (Muhammad Ali) victory party after he defeated Sonny Liston for the Heavyweight Championship, February, 1964 Title: Black Muslim leader Malcolm X photographing Cassius Clay, Miami, 1964 Title: Cassius Clay, Miami, 1964

Title: Boxing champion Muhammad Ali posing in front of the Alvin Theater during production of play Title: John F. Kennedy, Houston, 1962 Title: John F. Kennedy, Cape Canaveral in 1962 where he spoke to NASA personnel before giving his famous speech at Rice University about going to the moon

Title: John F. Kennedy's Body Lies in State at the Capitol Rotunda, 1963 Title: John F. Kennedy laid to rest, Arlington, 1963 Title: Horse Drawn Caisson Bearing John F. Kennedy's Casket, 1963

Title: Robert F. Kennedy campaigning, 1968 Title: John Kennedy Jr. at Robert F. Kennedy's Funeral, St. Patrick's Cathedral, 1968 Title: Richard Nixon relaxing with his poodle Vickie & his cocker spaniel Checkers, 1964

Title: Marilyn Monroe, New York, 1961 Title: Marilyn Monroe Marilyn Monroe Attends Premier Party, 1961 Title: The Beatles, Miami, 1964

Title: Paul and John rehearsing before the Beatles' Ed Sullivan Show appearance in Miami, 1964 Title: The Beatles, Miami, 1964 Title: The Beatles, Miami, 1964

Title: The Red Onion, Aspen, CO, 1962 Title: Warren Beatty Title: Sandy Koufax

Title: Willie Mays Steals Home for his Fifth and Final Time, 1960 Title: Joe Namath, NY Title: Jim Brown, Cleveland Browns Running Back

Title: Arnold Palmer Title: Scene from “Car 54, Where Are You” starring Joe E. Ross and Fred Gwynne, 1951 Title: Tailgating, Yale Football, 1963

Title: Edward R. Murrow Title: John Glenn parade Title: Tears of joy as child awaits submariner dad returning from first circumnavigation of the earth on nuclear powered USS Triton. New London, Connecticut, 1960



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