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The Pursuit of Happiness – Seen Through a Great Photographer’s Lens

English: Logo of LIFE magazine.
English: Logo of LIFE magazine. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

One phrase associated with the Declaration of Independence, meanwhile — “the pursuit of happiness’ — has long been something of a sticking point in any discussion of what our unalienable rights really are. Here, on the heels of TIME magazine’s special summer double-issue organized around that very theme, LIFE.com recalls a feature from LIFE magazine almost exactly 65 years ago, when the editors convened a round table of heavy thinkers to tackle the slippery question: What does the “pursuit of happiness” actually mean?

Read more: http://life.time.com/culture/the-pursuit-of-happiness-seen-through-a-great-photographers-lens/#ixzz2XrB355JR

 

Alfred Eisensteadt—LIFE Magazine

 

[MORE: See Jeffrey Kluger’s TIME.com feature, “The Happiness of Pursuit.”]