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On this day in 1922, American writer and leader of the Beat movement Jack Kerouac was born. His most famous work was On the Road. Written in a new and unedited style in just three weeks while Kerouac traversed the states, it grabbed the attention of the country.

NEW YORK—American writer Jack Kerouac, 1953.

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Interactive Essays
Women's DayThe Oscar
Women's Day
by Magnum's Women Photographers

"The biggest problem that women have is being ambivalent about their own power ... We should be comfortable with the idea of wielding power. We shouldn't feel that it detracts from our femininity." -Elizabeth Wurtzel

The Oscar
by Magnum Photographers

The definitive ceremony for American popular cinema, the Oscars recognize excellence in acting, directing, and screenwriting. This story explores the intrigue, the ardor, and the occasional triviality of the Academy Awards, as seen by Magnum Photographers.

Magnum in Motion Video Podcasts
<i>Tory: Ile Aux Confins de l'Europe</i>
Tory: Ile Aux Confins de l'Europe
by Martine Franck
Located off the coast of County Donegal, Tory Island is a unique Gaelic-speaking community with fewer than 200 inhabitants that is led by a king and queen. In her book Tory: Ile Aux Confins de l'Europe, Martine Franck captures the microcosm of the island, showing how a relatively secluded but tightly knit community survives and keeps its roots intact.
Women Warriors
Women Warriors
by Magnum Photographers
March is National Women’s History Month. In this week’s Zoom In, Magnum and Slate present images of women who have fought for and wielded the power to change societies on a political or governmental scale.

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