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My photographs are political in a way: They intend to comment on the human comedy, and if this is not politics, what is?
David Seymour
Monday, May. 22, 2006
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Thursday, May. 18, 2006
1944: Monte Cassino--the ancient Italian Abbey falls to the Allies
Wednesday, May. 17, 2006
Festival du Cannes begins: May 17-28, 2006
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On this day in 1997, Iranians elected moderate Mohammad Khatami president.

TEHRAN, Iran — A woman lifts her chador in front of a portrait of presidential candidate Mohammad Khatami, 1997.

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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.

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In L'Instante e la forma, Ferdinando Scianna captures moments all over the world that reflect his own keen style, blending composition and exactness.
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Zoom In: Here Comes Summer!
by Magnum Photographers
Americans typically celebrate the unofficial start of summer on Memorial Day weekend with barbecues, swimming parties, and trips to the beach.
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