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War Photographer Adams Dies at Age 71

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War Photographer Adams Dies at Age 71

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War Photographer Adams Dies at Age 71

War Photographer Adams Dies at Age 71

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Adams on the Vietnam Execution Photo

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Publisher Walter Anderson on Adams

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Photographer Eddie Adams dies at age 71. The Pulitzer-winning Adams, who took the photograph of an execution on the streets of Vietnam that became an indelible image of the war, had ALS, or Lou Gehrig's disease. Hear NPR's Jennifer Ludden and Parade magazine chairman Walter Anderson, a longtime friend of Adams.