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Quote of the Week
I think good dreaming is what leads to good photographs.
Wayne Miller
Friday, Aug. 11, 2006
The Chad is Rad (Independence Day)
Thursday, Aug. 10, 2006
Puck Fair, Killorglin, Kerry, Ireland
Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2006
Changing the Face of Poverty: <i>The free plastic surgery camps of Dr. Sharad Kumar Dicksheet</i>
Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2006
Resignation of U.S. President Nixon, 08-08-1974
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NEW YORK—People stranded outside Grand Central Station during the blackout, Aug. 14, 2003.
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Interactive Essays
Lebanon DiaryCostly Dream
Lebanon Diary
by Christopher Anderson

On July 12, Hezbollah fighters kidnapped two Israeli soldiers and killed three others. Israel responded by launching a bombing campaign that has killed hundreds and crippled Lebanon. Magnum photographer Christopher Anderson is in Lebanon, covering the conflict as it unfolds.

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
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Book of the Week: <i>Afghanistan</i>
Book of the Week: Afghanistan
by Chris Steele-Perkins
Afghanistan is the result of a collaboration between photographer Chris Steele-Perkins and renowned Afghan poet Sayd Bahodine Majrouh. Visiting the war-ravaged country during a five-year period, Steele-Perkins captured images showing that everyday life continued despite the reality of war. Afghanistan’s independence day is celebrated on Aug. 19.
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Zoom In: Woodstock Revisited
Zoom In: Woodstock Revisited
by Elliot Landy
Elliot Landy was the official photographer of the now legendary Woodstock Music and Art Fair of 1969. It was held for three days from Aug. 15 to 17 on a farm in Bethel, N.Y. More than 400,000 fans attended the event to see performances by Janis Joplin, Jimi Hendrix, the Grateful Dead, Joe Cocker, the Band, Bob Dylan, and others.

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