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Lori McCreary, Bob Schieffer and Barbara Hall - The Paley Center For Media presents an evening With 'Madame Secretary' - Arrivals - New York City, United States - Monday 27th April 2015

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Tea Leoni, Tim Daly, Barbara Hall, Lori Mccreary and Bob Schieffer

Ron Howard and Bob Schieffer - The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences' 22nd Annual Hall of Fame Induction Gala at The Beverly Hilton Hotel - Arrivals - Beverly Hills, California, United States - Monday 11th March 2013

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An Unlikely Weapon Review


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In one of the iconic photographs of the Vietnam War, South Vietnamese General Nguyen Nygor Loan is shown shooting a Vietnam guerilla in the head at point blank range. The horrific grimace of the captive and the cool and perfect aim of General Loan captured the moment of death of the prisoner at 1/500th of a second. The photograph caused a worldwide sensation and brought the Pulitzer Prize and fame to the AP photographer, Eddie Adams, who is the subject of Susan Morgan Cooper's laudatory but diffuse exploration of Adams's life and work An Unlikely Weapon: The Eddie Adams Story.

The film commences as Cooper follows Adams prowling around his East Village stomping ground, grousing about fame and his achievements. Adams certainly doesn't take himself or his life too seriously as he grumpily comments, "We all want to be the best. I don't know why. I mean, what's the difference? Nobody really gives a shit. So you wonder why we put so much into something. Because we are all going to die. We're disposable. And who really gives a shit, you know?" Later on in the film, he comments on his famous photograph: "When I saw the picture I wasn't impressed, and I'm still not impressed." Cooper has her work cut out for her when her subject doesn't even want to be bothered talking about his work or when he demeans it as meaningless.

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