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Quote of the Week
A photographer must merge into the walls. Photos must either be taken swiftly, with all the attendant risks, or only after infinite patience.
Bruno Barbey
Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2007
The Beginning of the First Persian Gulf War
Monday, Jan. 15, 2007
MLK, Jr.
Friday, Jan. 12, 2007
Japan's Other Side--The Yakuza
Thursday, Jan. 11, 2007
Body-building in Belgium
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On Jan. 17, 1942, Muhammad Ali (formerly Cassius Clay), three-time boxing world heavyweight champion and social activist, was born.

CHICAGO—Ali shows off his right fist, 1966.

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Interactive Essays
JoyRequiem in Samba
M.A.S.H. Iraq
by Thomas Dworzak

As the US military fights to gain stability in Iraq, doctors, nurses, and medics are working on the front lines to keep the casualties down. Thomas Dworzak was embedded with the 44th, 50th and 115th Medical Companies in Iraq.

Requiem in Samba
by Alex Majoli

Living in the poor favelas of Brazil, photographer Alex Majoli encountered a beautiful but violent culture shaped by the constant specter of death. During his time there, he also discovered a different outlook on life captured in the sounds of samba.

Magnum in Motion Video Podcasts
<i>Police Work</i>
Police Work
by Leonard Freed
In Police Work, Leonard Freed’s in-depth coverage of the New York Police Department during the 1970s, he documents policing efforts in words and images while questioning our need for authority.
The Macabre
The Macabre
by Magnum Photographers
Magnum and Slate present a collection of images inspired by Edgar Allan Poe, whose work is known for its mysterious and macabre story lines and subjects. Poe was born this week in Boston in 1809.

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