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The Mad Men Era
Season 5 of Mad Men returns with a two-hour premiere this Sunday (March 25) on AMC. We thought we’d help get you in the mood with this look back at the Mad Men era—in the office and about town. NEW YORK CITY—Madison Avenue. The McCann Erickson advertising agency, 1959.
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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For me, photography affirms reality, but does not explain it. Part of its strength lies in its ambiguity, its suggestiveness. I embrace that strength of photography rather than worrying about its weaknesses.