Posts tagged ‘The Kissing Sailor’

6-5-12: An Iconic Kiss

On August 14, 1945, photographer Alfred Eisenstaedt took a picture of a sailor kissing a woman in a white uniform in Times Square. A new book identifies the sailor as George Mendonsa, who lives in Rhode Island, and Greta Friedman, who lives in Frederick, Maryland. Sheilah talks with both of them, now 89, about how that moment in Times Square came about.

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