Karsh Signature

Yousuf Karsh, master photographer of the 20th century

Isaac Asimov

Isaac Asimov, 1985

American writer and professor of biochemistry Isaac Asimov was born on this day, January 2, in 1920. He was known for his works of science fiction and popular science. Asimov is one of six sitters listed in the records as being photographed for the advertising agency Ogilvy & Mather’s “Staying Power” Series, for Panhandle Eastern Corp., an American natural gas pipeline company. See the other sitters.