Produced by Kate Phillips, Magnum Photos
Building the Verrazano Bridge
On this day in 1964, the Verrazano Narrows Bridge opened, connecting Brooklyn and Staten Island, New York. Photographer Bruce Davidson documented its construction. BROOKLYN, N.Y.—The construction of the Verrazano Bridge, 1963.
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.
Join the Fray
... I decided to make a clear distinction between photographing news features and my own projects, with nothing in between.