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    Vietnam War and Photography

    Photographers Nick Ut and David Hume Kennerly spoke about their wartime work in Vietnam. Photographs were shown as the photographers recalled the stories behind the images and their impact on American views of the…

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    Social Reformer and Photojournalist Jacob Riis

    Bonnie Yochelson talked about and showed images from her book, Jacob A. Riis: Revealing New York’s Other Half: A Complete Catalogue of His Photographs. Ms. Yochelson argued that the…

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    Amelia Earhart Exhibit

    The Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery is commemorating the 75th anniversary of Amelia Earhart’s disappearance on an around-the-world flight. She was called “Lady Lindy” after pioneering aviator…

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    Candidate Photographs

    Photographer Mark Ostow talked about his project photographing the 2016 presidential candidates. Several of the photographs hanging in the Manchester offices of New Hampshire Magazine were…

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    Book Discussion on War Is Beautiful

    David Shields analyzed over a decade of war-related photos from Afghanistan and Iraq that appeared on the front page of The New York Times to determine what kind of message the paper had…

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    Dorothea Lange Photography and Social Commentary

    Drew Johnson gave a tour of the Dorothea Lange collection at the Oakland Museum of California. Dorothea Lange was an influential American documentary photographer and photojournalist, best known for her…

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    Book Discussion on Vietnam: The Real War

    Santiago Lyon, Peter Arnett, Nick Ut, and Julie Jacobson talked about the book Vietnam: The Real War - A Photographic History by the Associated Press and the state of war photography today.…

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    Book Discussion on Print the Legend: Photography and the American West

    Professor Martha Sandweiss discussed her book Print the Legend: Photography and the American West, published by Yale University Press Through narrative and previously unknown nineteenth…

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    Combating World Hunger, Introduction

    Jeffrey Herbst introduced a special program to open the Newseum’s exhibit, “40 Chances: Finding Hope in a Hungry World - The Photography of Howard G. Buffett.” The program opened a video…

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    1930s-40s Color Photographs

    During the Great Depression and World War II, photographers working for the U.S. Government’s Farm Security Administration (FSA) and later the Office of War Information (OWI) created about…

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    25 Years Inside Afghanistan

    Photojournalist Robert Nickelsberg talked about the 25 years he has spent documenting Afghanistan, including events such as the Soviet occupation in 1988, the rise of al-Qaeda, and the…

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    Panel Discussion on Civil War Photography

    Contributors discussed their book, Lens of War: Exploring Iconic Photographs of the Civil War, edited by J. Matthew Gallman and Gary W. Gallagher. The book uses photographs to reveal new insights into the war.…

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    Book Discussion on We Live in the Shadow

    Professor Elaine Bell Kaplan talked about her book "We Live in the Shadow": Inner-City Kids Tell Their Stories through Photographs, in which she documents the lives of at-risk youth living in…

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    World War II Photographs

    Alex Kershaw, author of The Liberator spoke with 92-year-old photographer Tony Vaccaro, who smuggled his portable 35mm camera onto the battlefield during World War II and created intimate…

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    Book Discussion on Eli Reed: A Long Walk Home

    Eli Reed talked about his book, Eli Reed: A Long Walk Home, about his career and collection of photos spanning over four decades. This event took place at the third annual San Antonio Book…

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    Book Discussion on It's What I Do

    Lynsey Addario talked about her book, It’s What I Do: A Photographer’s Life of Love and War, in which she recalls her many assignments, including in Iraq, Pakistan, Afghanistan, and Libya,…

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    NASA Photography

    NASA photographer Bill Ingalls presented a slide show of his career from Apollo through the last space shuttle mission. Events included rocket launches in Russia and Japan, as well as Astronaut Neil…

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    Book Discussion on The Writer's Desk

    Ms. Krementz talked about her new book, The Writer’s Desk, published by Random House. It is a collection of photographs of writers near their desks from 1967 to the present. She also talked…

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    Mathew Brady and Civil War Photography

    Robert Wilson, author of Mathew Brady: Portraits of a Nation, talked about Brady’s photography before the Civil War and and how it changed in the following years. He also talked about the…

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    Book Discussion on Dorothea Lange

    Linda Gordon talked about her book Dorothea Lange: A Life Beyond Limits (W.W. Norton & Company; October 19, 2009). In her book she recalls the life of documentary photographer Dorothea Lange…

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