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This week is Air Conditioning Appreciation Week, though we’re of the belief that air conditioning is something to be appreciated all the time. See Slate’s “Explainer” on the safety of the water that drips from air conditioners. LAKES ENTRANCE, Australia—2007.
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Book of the Week
RFK Funeral Train
by Paul Fusco
Thirty-nine years ago this week in Los Angeles, Robert F. Kennedy was assassinated. A funeral train carried his body from New York City to Washington, D.C. In RFK Funeral Train, Paul Fusco documents the funeral train procession. Despite the hot weather, hundreds of thousands of people stood along the train tracks waiting to pay their respects.
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Life as it unfolds in front of the camera is full of so much complexity, wonder and surprise that I find it unnecessary to create new realities. There is more pleasure, for me, in things as-they-are.