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Today would have been the 100th birthday of legendary composer John Cage. Today’s gallery honors him with portraits of Cage as well as images of his works being rehearsed and performed. STONY POINT, N.Y.—John Cage picking herbs for lunch at his upstate New York home, 1965.
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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