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Saturday, June 29, 2013

Corcoran Gallery of Art

This exhibition shows how photography has informed our understanding of conflict over time, and around the world.

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Experts Say Prize-Winning Photo Of Gaza Funeral Is Authentic

The striking image of grief-stricken men carrying two boys to a mosque for their funeral was named the World Press Photo of the Year in February. Recently, critics have questioned the photo's authenticity. The photographer says he did nothing out of the ordinary with the image.
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Hard Art: DC's Punk Scene 1979

Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist Lucian Perkins and musician Alec MacKaye on D.C.'s unique underground music scene.

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A Historic Community Dismantled In Peru

Photojournalists Elie Gardner and Oscar Durand documented the historic El Ayllu neighborhood in the capital — right before it was torn down to make way for an airport extension.
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Allan Arbus, Who Played Psychiatrist On TV's 'M.A.S.H.,' Dies At 95

Arbus was most famous for his role as the Army psychiatrist Dr. Sidney Freedman in the hit TV comedy.
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Mugshots: Press, Punishment & Privacy Concerns

Guest host Marc Fisher explores the privacy concerns surrounding mug shots, and how websites are profiting from them long after a sentence is served or charges are dropped.

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In 'Which Way,' A War Photographer In His Element

Writer-director Sebastian Junger remembers his friend and colleague Tim Hetherington, killed in April 2011 by mortar fire in the Libyan city of Misrata.
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Meeting Florida's Seminoles Through Rediscovered Photos

In 1910, the Seminole Indians lived in the Florida Everglades, just 50 years after fighting a guerrilla war against the U.S. government. Recently discovered photos give a rare glimpse into the tribe's hidden past.
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You Can't Put A Headline On William Klein

Try to put him in a box and he'll find his way out. Still working at nearly 85 years old, William Klein has gone rogue in at least four different fields.

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