During the night of June 3, 1989, the Chinese army stormed through Tiananmen Square to quell a seven-week-long protest for democratic reform. Estimates of the number of protesters killed range from hundreds to thousands. Governments worldwide condemned the violence.
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.
In Calcutta, published in 1989 by Time Books International, Raghu Rai, considered India's most renowned photographer, reveals a varied and paradoxical vision of the city. He captures both bustling urban streets and serene religious scenes on the Hooghly River in a series of evocative duotone prints that articulate his point of view and love for the dynamic city.