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Actor James Whitmore greets Omar N. Bradley backstage at the Mark Taper Forum in Los Angeles, after a performance of his one man show "Give 'em Hell, Harry!" It was Bradley's first night out since his stroke on March 17,1975. At the time Omar Bradley was the only living Five-Star General of the Army. Taken on May 26, 1975 with a Nikon F, 35mm Tri-X film with flash. View full size.