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The pictures I took spontaneously — with a blisslike sensation, as if they had long inhabited my unconscious — were often more powerful than those I had painstakingly composed. I grasped their magic as in passing.
Herbert List
Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2006
The Scream
Monday, Dec. 11, 2006
Russian troops invade Chechnya. 1994
Friday, Dec. 8, 2006
Winter Sports
Thursday, Dec. 7, 2006
The First Intifada (War of Stones)
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FRANCE—Paris Charles de Gaulle International Airport. Arrivals and departures on the boarding ramps, 1996.
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Interactive Essays
AgendaMinutes to Midnight
by Magnum Photographers

The death of Chile's Augusto Pinochet on Dec. 10, 2006 was more than the passing of another dictator. His violent regime spurred an international human rights movement. Activist and lawyer Reed Brody from Human Rights Watch, who has closely followed the legal case against Pinochet for a decade, provided the commentary for this essay.

Minutes to Midnight
by Trent Parke

Trent Parke captured Minutes to Midnight during a two-year journey across Australia at the end of which his son was born. It is both a document of a nation mourning the loss of a perceived innocence and a man's vision and evolution.

Magnum in Motion Video Podcasts
Book of the Week: <i>Valparaíso</i>
Book of the Week: Valparaíso
by Sergio Larrain
In the 1960s, Chile’s best-known photographer of the last half-century turned his lens toward Valparaíso, Chile, creating a graceful portrait of this multifaceted city.
Zoom In: The Real Kazakhstan
Zoom In: The Real Kazakhstan
by Magnum Photographers
This weekend marks the 15th anniversary of Kazakhstan’s independence from the Soviet Union. Magnum and Slate examine this expansive country’s slowly fading Soviet past.

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