Photo Essays

Growing Up Romney: Mitt’s Early World

The childhood narratives that inform the public’s perception of so many political figures —Abe Lincoln’s log cabin; George Washington’s cherry tree; JFK’s...

Tough Guys: Faces of the NFL, 1938

In the fall of 1938, in the midst of the Great Depression, LIFE magazine published a feature on professional football titled, “Beefy Bruisers Make It Rival...