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A Conversation with Edward Steichen—From NBC's Wisdom Series
Item# 43389
© 1955
 29 Min.

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DVD ISBN: 978-1-61733-459-7

In this archival NBC program, Edward Steichen—renowned American photographer and curator of photography at the Museum of Modern Art—sits for a 1955 interview coinciding with his exhibit entitled “Fami... (more details)

The Primitives of Photography, 1850-1860: Photo
Item# 53588
© 2011
 26 Min.

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DVD (Chaptered) ISBN: 978-0-81608-880-5

With an overview of its pioneers—called “the primitives of photography” by Felix Nadar—this program explores the brief golden era between the time that photography was invented and the time it became... (more details)

The Language of Photography
Item# 30804
© 2001

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DVD (Chaptered) ISBN: 978-1-60825-788-1

In this thought-provoking eight-part series, world-class photographers, academic experts, museum personnel, and others stress the importance of visual literacy as they range over the history and mecha... (more details)

Stryker's America: Photographing the Great Depression
Item# 37533
© 2007
 23 Min.

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DVD ISBN: 978-1-4213-7975-3

Roy E. Stryker headed the Historical Division of the Farm Security Administration from 1935 to 1943. This program tells the story of how Stryker, a low-level federal bureaucrat with integrity and visi... (more details)

Frassanito: Battlefield Photography Then and Now
Item# 43206
© 2006
 45 Min.

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They are some of the most dramatic images of war ever recorded: the torn and fallen bodies of Civil War soldiers dead on the field of battle. For more than a century little was known about these photo... (more details)

Item# 53586
© 2013
 312 Min.

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DVD (Chaptered) ISBN: 978-0-81608-878-2

Compared to painting, the creation of a photograph seems simple, requiring little more than a lens and a shutter, a subject and a source of light. But what had to be adjusted, waited for, or provoked... (more details)

The Photographers' War: The North
Item# 43204
© 2006
 45 Min.

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When the Civil War began, the opportunity to document the horrifying events as they unfolded and to present them to a country hungry for news from the battlefield was offered to thousands of photograp... (more details)

The Photographers' War: The South
Item# 43205
© 2006
 45 Min.

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The American Civil War began and ended in the South. Its fertile fields provided the backdrop for many of the wars epic battles. Alongside the legions of Southern patriots and their Union opponents wa... (more details)

American Photography: A Century of Images
Item# 44201
© 1999
 180 Min.

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Time travel at its most spectacular…this three-part series captures the images of nearly one hundred years of change in America. Educational and entertaining, this documentary examines the role of the... (more details)

Dark Light: The Art of Blind Photographers
Item# 114986
© 2012
 31 Min.

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Directed and produced by award-winning photographer/filmmaker Neil Leifer, this 31-minute documentary demonstrates, through an extreme example, how creative people with disabilities are transcending t... (more details)

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