Many have seen the images of the collision, the burning towers, the fall and the rubble. Most of us remember exactly where we were and what we were doing on September 11, 2001 when New York was attacked. Eight Magnum Photographers were there at what later became known as ground zero. In this story they give their eyewitness accounts of the attack and their perspectives on the consequences, five years later.
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.
Book of the Week: New York September 11
by Magnum Photographers
Many of us will never forget the images of Sept. 11, 2001: the collision, the burning towers, the fall, the rubble. Most of us remember exactly where we were and what we were doing. That morning, 8 Magnum photographers immediately began to do the only thing they could—document the unfathomable—at what later became known as ground zero. A percentage of the sales of this book is donated to the 9/11 Neediest Fund.