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I love working on stories that get left behind in the race for the daily headlines — journalistic orphans. Often, the most worthwhile and convincing images tend to lurk within the hidden, oblique stories that fly just below the radar.
Jonas Bendiksen
Monday, Aug. 7, 2006
Bolivian Independence,
Friday, Aug. 4, 2006
John Huston's 100<sup>th</sup>, b. 5 Aug. 1906
Thursday, Aug. 3, 2006
Miguel Rio Branco, Magnum Photographer
Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2006
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On this day in 1974, Richard Nixon announced his resignation from the presidency.

MIAMI BEACH, Fla.—Richard Nixon at the Republican National Convention, 1968.

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Interactive Essays
No Whisper No SighCostly Dream
No Whisper No Sigh
by Magnum Photographers

No Whisper No Sigh is an introspective photo essay built around the concept of silence—from the societal silence surrounding madness; to the political silence forced on citizens living under a dictatorship; to that most personal silence, the intense desire to express oneself and unburden the soul. Music composed specially by a Finnish collective.

Costly Dream
Abuse of Domestic Workers

As Magnum photographer Susan Meiselas and Human Rights Watch researcher Nisha Varia witnessed, grave risks and costs of working while excluded from labor laws, puts the promise of migration into question.

Magnum in Motion Video Podcasts
Book of the Week: <i>The Shipping Forecast</i>
Book of the Week: The Shipping Forecast
by Mark Power
In The Shipping Forecast, Mark Power documents the 31 seaways covered by the BBC's shipping forecast, which is broadcast four times daily on BBC Radio. The areas include Finisterre, off northern Portugal and western Spain; Biscay, off northern Spain and western France; the Irish Sea; and southeast Iceland. In these stark photos taken on and around the high seas, life itself appears to have lost its coordinates, movements are disjointed and frenetic, and people wander aimlessly, staring out toward blank horizons.
Zoom In: International Youth Day
Zoom In: International Youth Day
by Magnum Photographers
In 1999, the United Nations designated Aug. 12 International Youth Day. This year’s theme is “Tackling Poverty Together.” Magnum and Slate present a gallery of some of the world’s youth in observance of the day.

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