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Quote of the Week
We should think of a photographer as a samurai who makes rituals, moves, and gestures in order to develop his techniques and his instinct.
Alex Majoli
Thursday, May. 11, 2006
Gold Coast Independence
Wednesday, May. 10, 2006
Mandela Becomes South Africa's First Black President, 1994
Tuesday, May. 9, 2006
European Union Day -- Istanbul
Monday, May. 8, 2006
Red Cross Day
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PORT JEFFERSON, N.Y. — A mother holds her child’s hand, 1959.
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Interactive Essays
Chernobyl LegacyRequiem in Samba
Chernobyl Legacy
by Paul Fusco

The nightmare of Chernobyl continues to be a painful reality for those exposed to its radioactive fallout. In Chernobyl Legacy, Paul Fusco faces the human tragedy of the world's worst nuclear energy disaster.

Requiem in Samba
by Alex Majoli

Living in the poor favelas of Brazil, photographer Alex Majoli encountered a beautiful but violent culture shaped by the constant specter of death. During his time there, he also discovered a different outlook on life captured in the sounds of samba.

Magnum in Motion Video Podcasts
Book of the Week: <i>No Man's Land</i>
Book of the Week: No Man's Land
by Larry Towell
No Man’s Land is photographer Larry Towell’s hauntingly beautiful documentary account of the Palestinians during a 10-year period. In it, his black-and-white photographs depict the physical and psychological walls that divide Palestinians from Israelis, and a land divided against itself.
Zoom In: Senior Moments
Zoom In: Senior Moments
by Magnum Photographers
In 1963, President John F. Kennedy designated May as Senior Citizens Month, which, under President Carter, was changed to Older Americans Month. This year’s theme is "Choices for Independence.”
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