Sunday Gazette-Mail from Charleston, West Virginia on June 6, 1976 · Page 74
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Sunday Gazette-Mail from Charleston, West Virginia · Page 74

Charleston, West Virginia
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Sunday, June 6, 1976
Page 74
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The Indy 500: People are the magnet Pholos by Willtam Tiernan, «ex, b, Adrian Gwin. What is the magnetism that draws electrified thousands to the Indy 500 each year? Prince and pauper, celebrity and scientist, cock-of-the-walk and low man on the totem pole, from the centers of culture to the remotes of villages, they swarm like bees on a hot summer day into a mass ot quivering humanity that throbs and churns into the greatest display of human behavior in the world. Photographer Bill Tiernan has returned year after year to the 5UO to photograph the moods and emotions faces and actions, the shimmering, squirming, swirling magnificence of the most monstrous and magnetic assemblage of people to be found in the world. That's it! The people! It s a photographers paradise of people. From diapered infant to grizzled greybeard, from peon to president to astronaut to Archie Bunker, the people are the show at the Indy 500. '. . - · ' · ' ' ' ^TM^a.'.-~ · '"· - ' . * · '" ·'·:'* ··J-'?J t June6,'1976, Sunday Gazette-Mail] 4m CHARLESTON:

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