These C-Section Babies Were Photographed at Less Than 20 Seconds Old


The first time Christian Berthelot experienced a caesarean birth—or any birth for that matter—was when his wife underwent an emergency C-section to save both her and their son. Berthelot felt like he was living in a parallel universe filled with confusion.

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Adolf Eichmann in Israel: Portraits of a Nazi War Criminal


Recent reports that the world’s most wanted Nazi — a notorious sadist named Alois Brunner — died in Syria four years ago brought to mind these photos of his boss, Adolf Eichmann, awaiting execution in Israel in the early ’60s.

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LIFE With Natalie Wood: Portraits of a Legend


LIFE.com presents photos of Natalie Wood in the early ’60s — a time when she had made the leap from actress to movie star and, more importantly, to formidable Hollywood player.

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The Manson Family on Trial: Madness Visible


The ferocity of the Manson Family murders — and the chilling, bottomless weirdness of the Manson cult — incised a terrible, indelible black mark on the late 1960s.

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