60 Years Of Heroes

PHOTOGRAPHS FOR TIME BY TERRY O'NEILL

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Welcome to the greatest party ever held. In the 60 years that Time has been publishing an Atlantic edition, extraordinary people have emerged from the churn and turmoil, creativity and chaos of a period that witnessed the aftermath of world war, the toppling of communism in Central and Eastern Europe, the vanquishing of apartheid in South Africa, the advance of women, the failure of old certainties and the rise of new fears. These people are our heroes, and in this special anniversary issue, we celebrate them and their many achievements.

Some forged reputations in battles against repression...

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