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Foster Children

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Jodie Foster (right) – I was thinking what a dumb thing it was to put my sister in an outfit to be my double in Taxi Driver. The child-welfare bureau had decided that a 12-year-old playing a part with such sexuality was a problem and insisted on a double for any shots that were physically suggestive. So my mom said: ‘I’ve got a great idea. Why don’t we bring your sister?‘ But honestly, what did that accomplish? Did they think that I was too young to understand the script; that I couldn’t delineate between being a prostitute and a regular person? But it was a really good excuse to have my sister hanging out with me in New York

Connie Foster (left) – I do remember thinking, Wow, my baby sister looks all grown up. She looks like me, even though there’s a seven-year age difference. I was not self-conscious in any way, shape or form. It was really what a young prostitute on the streets was wearing at that time. If anything, it was Halloween, and we were dressed up

photos by Steve Schapiro | interviews by Kathy Ryan

 

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Me Talk Petty One Day

this might be the most American photo of all time!!!!!!!!!!!

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Driver Richard Petty holds a baseball, hot dog and apple pie as he announces he’ll be driving a Chevrolet after the Coca-cola 500 on July 30, 1978 at the Pocono International Speedway in Long Pond, Pennsylvania

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July Jutruths

it was captured on July 15th…

a fish-eye lens view shows Apollo 14 mission US astronauts Alan Shepard (foreground) and Edgar Mitchell working in a lunar module simulator at Kennedy Space Center, 1970

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Steve Martin wows on The Ken Berry Wow Show, 1972

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Robert Lamm of Chicago got us and himself all hot and bothered, 1974

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Pelé & Geraldo Rivera playing soccer, 1975

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