- News & Politics
- Health & Science
- Double X
Produced by Kate Phillips, Magnum Photos
On this day in 1893, the World’s Columbian Exposition opened in Chicago. Today we’re looking at the art, architecture, and technology of World’s Fairs. PARIS—Spanish painter Pablo Picasso in front of his painting Guernica, at its unveiling at the Spanish Pavilion of the International World’s Fair, held just after the aerial bombing of the Basque village of Guernica, 1937.
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
The truth is the best picture, the best propaganda.