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Quote of the Week
A photographer must merge into the walls. Photos must either be taken swiftly, with all the attendant risks, or only after infinite patience.
Bruno Barbey
Friday, Apr. 28, 2006
April 29, 1992 L.A. riots after the acquittal of police officers in Rodney King case.
Thursday, Apr. 27, 2006
Wednesday, Apr. 26, 2006
The 20 Year Anniversary of the Chernobyl Disaster
Tuesday, Apr. 25, 2006
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OXFORD, United Kingdom — University students under hypnosis at the spring ball, 1989.
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Interactive Essays
Chernobyl LegacyRivages
Chernobyl Legacy
by Paul Fusco

The nightmare of Chernobyl continues to be a painful reality for those exposed to its radioactive fallout. In Chernobyl Legacy, Paul Fusco faces the human tragedy of the world's worst nuclear energy disaster.

American Dream
Photographs by Phillippe Halsman, Narration by Mary Panzer

To Philippe Halsman, every face offered a fleeting window into the mystery of another human being. The legendary photographer, who shot a record 101 covers for LIFE magazine, would have celebrated his 100th birthday on May 2nd.

Magnum in Motion Video Podcasts
Book of the Week: <i>The Pleasure Principle</i>
Book of the Week: The Pleasure Principle
by Chris Steele-Perkins
In The Pleasure Principle, photographer Chris Steele-Perkins explores the carefree English night life and culture of the 1980s, capturing sometimes outlandish moments of revelry.
Zoom In: Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month
Zoom In: Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month
by Magnum Photographers
May is Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month, a celebration that coincides with two important anniversaries for the community: the arrival of the first Japanese immigrants in the United States on May 7, 1843, and the completion of the transcontinental railroad on May 10, 1869, which was made possible by the efforts of Chinese workers who labored under harsh conditions.
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