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It is not easy to be fair with the facts and keep your own convictions out of the picture. It is almost impossible to be a participant in the events and their observer, witness, interpreter.
Micha Bar Am
Thursday, Aug. 31, 2006
Kyrgystan in Focus (Independence day, 8/31 1991, from Soviet Union).
Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2006
The Dogs of Rarotonga
Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2006
Remembering Katrina II
Monday, Aug. 28, 2006
Remember Katrina I
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KAMAL BAZAAR, Nepal—Local Maoist commanders described this town as a model Maoist village, 2004.
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Interactive Essays
This Little Backyard of MineIn the Wake of Katrina
This Little Backyard of Mine
by Micha Bar-Am

Micha Bar-Am was filmed and interviewed only days before the war with Hezbollah. Here, he scratches the surface of his fifty-year career as he reflects upon the conflicts and anxiety around him. Filming every major conflict from Israel's foundation to the present day, Bar-Am tries to make sense of his country's history and the way it has intersected with his own dilemnas and conflicts.

In the Wake of Katrina
by Larry Towell

Between September 3-11, 2005, Magnum photographer Larry Towell and Mississippi novelist Ace Atkins set out to document the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina—the worst natural disaster in US history. Driving from Bayou La Bartre, Ala. to Grand Isle, La., they encountered the victims of the storm and the horrible imprint it had left behind. This is what they witnessed in the wake of Katrina.

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Book of the Week: <i>Amsterdam: The Sixties</i>
Book of the Week: Amsterdam: The Sixties
by Leonard Freed
A master of photographing moments of clarity and spontaneity, Leonard Freed captured one of Europe’s most famous cities, Amsterdam, as it progressed out of the postwar era.
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Zoom In: The End of World War II
Zoom In: The End of World War II
by Magnum Photographers
V-J Day was first celebrated on Aug. 15, 1945, but the documents detailing Japan’s unconditional surrender to the Allied forces were not signed until Sept. 2, 1945, marking the official end of WWII.

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