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Eyes on an Era: Four Decades of Photojournalism Irving Haberman

Eyes on an Era: Four Decades of Photojournalism

Irving Haberman

Published June 15th 1995
ISBN : 9780847818679
Hardcover
176 pages
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Eyes on an Era takes an insightful and nostalgic look at America through the lens of premier photojournalist Irving Habermann during the decades that shaped the modern era. From World War II to Vietnam, from Roosevelt to Nixon, HabermansMoreEyes on an Era takes an insightful and nostalgic look at America through the lens of premier photojournalist Irving Habermann during the decades that shaped the modern era. From World War II to Vietnam, from Roosevelt to Nixon, Habermans documentation of important figures and events is matched only by his depiction of ordinary people - their struggles, their aspirations, their triumphs.Organized by decade, Eyes on an Era is narrated by newsman Walter Cronkite, Habermanns longtime colleague and friend, who brings a unique perspective to this photographic overview of American life.Curator Miles Barths introduction reconstructs Habermans importance to photojournalism, from his days as a newspaper and magazine contributor to his activities as chronicler of the emerging television age in his role as photographer at CBS.