Photography

“The Girl in the Photograph” and “Children of Fire”

December 11, 2019

In 1972, the jazz trumpeter and composer Hannibal Lokumbe was so taken with the famed “The Girl in the Photograph” image of nine-year-old Kim Phuc naked and fleeing a napalm attack in South Vietnam that…

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LOC’s Veterans and the Arts — Stories from the Veterans History Project

November 20, 2019

The Library of Congress' Veterans History Project---a massive collection of recorded oral, written, and photographic personal accounts of American war veterans---recently unveiled a web feature called the Veterans and the Arts Showcase Companion. It's a…

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‘Journeys Onward’ Exhibit at the R.I. Center for Photographic Arts

October 30, 2019

Thomas Morrissey is an accomplished photographer who has taught photography for many years at MIT, the Rhode Island School of Design and at Texas A&M University, Texarkana. A Vietnam War veteran and life member of…

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New Exhibit of Don McCullin’s Photographs in London

February 20, 2019

A large exhibit of the photographs of Don McCullin---including his acclaimed work in the Vietnam War---opened February 5 at the Tate Britain gallery in London. It runs through May 6. "This exhibition showcases some of…

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Photographer’s Query: Pics of Vietnam War Veterans

August 29, 2018

The photographer Thomas Sanders, who lives in Northern California, is putting together a book entitled Vietnam Portraits, and would like to photograph and interview "as wide a selection of Vietnam veterans as possible over the…

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David Douglas Duncan, 1916-2018

June 9, 2018

David Douglas Duncan, one of the most influential photographers of the 20th century who was best known for his Korean and Vietnam War combat images, died June 7 in the South of France. He was…

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G.I. Vietnam War Photography

March 29, 2018

To commemorate National Vietnam War Veterans Day, today's one-hour B&H Photography Podcast contains two photography-related interviews dealing with the war and its veterans. The first is with Vietnam veteran David Parks, who wrote G.I. Diary, a…

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New National Archives ‘Remembering Vietnam’ Exhibit

November 11, 2017

Yes, those are Vietnam War era helicopters parked on the grounds of the National Archives of the United States in Washington. The three choppers were installed November 6 outside the imposing Archives building on Constitution…

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New POW Wives Exhibit at Dole Institute in Kansas

July 20, 2017

“The League of Wives: Vietnam’s POW/MIA Allies and Advocates.” That’s the title of a compelling special exhibit now on view (through December 31) at the Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics at the University of…

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Nguyen Ngoc Luong, 1936-2016

December 8, 2016

Nguyen Ngoc Luong, a guide, translator, journalist, and photographer who worked closely with New York Times Vietnam War correspondents Gloria Emerson, Malcolm Brown, Fox Butterfield, Ralph Blumenthal, and Peter Shipler, died October 27 in Saigon.…

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