Thursday, March 5, 1998 FULL SHOW | HEADLINES | NEXT: Food Safety in America
1998-03-05

War Photography Captured in New Book

download:   Audio Get CD/DVD More Formats
DONATE →
This is viewer supported news

Between the height of the French Indochina War in the 1950s and the fall of Phnom Penh and Saigon in 1975, 135 photographers from all sides of the conflict are recorded as missing or having been killed. And now a new book chronicles the courage, intensity and intimacy of their work.

??Requiem, published by Random House, has been put together by two veteran war photographers.

Guests:

  • Tim Page, a photographer who began his career in Laos, where at the age of eighteen he covered the civil war for UPI. He photographed the war in Vietnam for the AP, UPI and Paris Match. He was wounded four times. His books include ??Page’s Nam, ??Sri Lanka, and, most recently, ??Mid-Term Report.
  • Horst Faas, born in Berlin in 1933, began working as a photographer in the early 1950s. He joined the AP in 1956 and covered wars in the Congo and Algeria. From 1962 to 1974 he was based in Saigon as the AP’s chief photographer for South East Asia.

Recent Shows More

Full News Hour

Stories

    2014-0730_siegman1
    "A Slaughter of Innocents": Henry Siegman, a Venerable Jewish Voice for Peace, on Gaza
    Today, a special with Henry Siegman, the former executive director of the American Jewish Congress, long described as one of the nation’s "big three" Jewish organizations along with the American Jewish Committee and the Anti-Defamation League. Henry Siegman was born in 1930 in Frankfurt, Germany. Three years later, the Nazis came to power. After fleeing Nazi troops in Belgium, his family eventually moved to the United States. His father was a leader of the European Zionist movement, pushing for the creation of a Jewish state. In...

Headlines

    There are no headlines for this date.


Creative Commons License The original content of this program is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 United States License. Please attribute legal copies of this work to democracynow.org. Some of the work(s) that this program incorporates, however, may be separately licensed. For further information or additional permissions, contact us.