Tag Archives: Vietnam War

Propaganda

Propaganda can serve multiple means. It can help advance a progressive cause, it can challenge our own beliefs and assumptions or reinforce stereotypes. Photography is a very malleable tool, which, often combined with words, can serve such aims effectively. Barbara … Continue reading

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Operation Prairie

I’m no more courageous than anyone else. I just feel that photography is important. And I will do what is required to show what is happening. I have a sense of the ultimate—death. And sometimes I must say, “To hell … Continue reading

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May Day

John Filo, [Mary Ann Vecchio grieving over body of college student Jeffrey Glen Miller shot during an anti-war demonstration by National Guardsman at Kent State University, Ohio], May 4, 1970 In this image Mary Ann Vecchio kneels over Jeffrey Miller, … Continue reading

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Just War

Catherine Leroy, Corpsman in Anguish, 1967 Catherine Leroy, Corpsman in Anguish, 1967 Catherine Leroy, [American soldiers in battle, Vietnam], 1967 Catherine Leroy, [American soldiers in battle, Vietnam], 1967 Just war… Just peace…

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Robert Strange McNamara (1916-2009)

Weegee, Defense Secretary, Robert McNamara, ca. 1966 Larry Burrows (1926-1971), At First-Aid Center During Operation Prairie, 1966 Artists’ Poster Committee, And Babies?, 1969

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