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The Extraordinary Career of the Photojournalist Max Desfor

By Alan Taylor, The Atlantic Max Desfor covered many of the most significant events and personalities of the 20th century while working for the Associated Press. Beginning in the 1930s, Desfor traveled the world, photographing daily life, unrest, celebrities, warfare, and more. Much of his reporting took place in Asia, where he documented events in the […]

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Chicago ’73 – Forty Incredible Photographs by John H. White

By Rob Baker, Flashbak In 1973, the photographer John H. White, who went on to win a Pulitzer Prize for Photojournalism in 1982, was asked by the Environmental Protection Agency’s DOCUMERICA project to photograph Chicago – especially the city’s African-American community. White would later say that he saw it as “an opportunity to capture a slice of […]