About the Author
After flying fifty-three combat missions in World War II, ART SHAY
magazine as a staff reporter. He went on to become one of America’s leading photojournalists. His pictures regularly appeared in Time
, The Saturday Evening Post
, Business Week
and The New York Times Magazine
. Shay immortalized some of America’s most compelling 20th century figures, including John F. Kennedy Jr. and Muhammad Ali, along with street scenes of Chicago’s dispossessed. Several of these images have been noted as among the most enduring American photographs ever taken. Shay lives in Chicago.