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Wally McNamee
Florence Griffith-Joyner raises her arms in victory.,  Wally McNamee, UT Center for American History

Photograph by: Wally McNamee, 1988
Florence Griffith-Joyner raises her arms in victory as she wins a gold medal at the Olympics in Seoul, Korea.
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Delicate negotiations took place between the North and South Korean governments before the bid for the 1988 Summer Olympics could be submitted. Despite such fragile beginnings, the '88 Olympics were the first in 12 years not to be boycotted by any country.
 
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Wally McNamee works on the sidelines of a Baltimore Colt football gameAnti-Vietnam War demonstrators march.Soviet General Secretary Leonid Brezhnev eyes actress Jill St. John.
The Vietnam Veterans Memorial and the Vietnam Women's Memorial. A South Vietnamese orphan sits and two boys stand amid the remains of war. Florence Griffith-Joyner raises her arms in victory.

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