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Best in Show
The Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show begins Monday. In Slate today, Josh Dean writes about dog show investors, Evan Dahl handicaps this year’s field, and Michael Sloan presents a quiz: championship dog name or line from Ginsberg’s “Howl”? NEW YORK CITY—Westminster Kennel Club dog show, 1953.
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
It's about reacting to what you see, hopefully without preconception. You can find pictures anywhere. It's simply a matter of noticing things and organizing them. You just have to care about what's around you and have a concern with humanity and the human comedy.