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Alysia Burton Steele was a new photo editor at the Dallas Morning News when Hurricane Katrina struck New Orleans. She, along with a masterful team of staff photographers and editors, brought to bare the hard truths of the disaster. Their bold approach ultimately won the paper a Pulitzer.
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Celebrated photojournalists explore images of the people and events that helped shape the American experience, and discuss how working with photographs impacts them personally.
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Photographer Chester Higgins discusses his coverage of a burgeoning ACT UP movement in late 80s New York City. He connects his personal history with resistance to making imagery that highlights the humanity of those engaged in fights against oppression.
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Stanley Forman describes his coverage of the most violent anti-busing protests in America that yielded his Pulitzer prize winning photograph, The Soiling of Old Glory.
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Regina H. Boone is the daughter of African American journalism icon, Raymond H. Boone. When she covered the Flint Water Crisis, her intimate photograph of a young boy struck a national chord, and continued a legacy.
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Pete Souza, Barack Obama’s Presidential photographer, discusses the influences and inspirations in his work.
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