By Diane Lincoln-Estes and Elizabeth Shell We recently visited the Media Lab at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology for our story on George Mason University economist Tyler Cowen’s ebook, “The Great Stagnation.” Cowen argues that our economy is slowing down … Continue reading
Delaware movie projectionist Gordon Brinckle had an extraordinary secret: Over the course of nearly 50 years, he created a miniature movie palace in his basement that he called the Shalimar. Photographer Kendall Messick has published a new book of photographs documenting his theater.
French photographer Henri Cartier-Bresson traveled the world for decades capturing people, places and history as a journalist, and in the process, helped define photography as an art form. His legacy is now on display in an exhibit called ‘Henri Cartier-Bresson: The Modern Century’, a retrospective of 300 photographic works at New York’s Museum of Modern Art.
Charles Moore, a photographer whose images helped to enlighten the nation to the civil rights struggles of the 1950s and ’60s, died at the age of 79. According to his daughter, he died from natural causes in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., on Thursday, March 11.
White House senior adviser David Axelrod discusses President Obama’s move to block the release of detainee abuse photos, the search for a Supreme Court justice, and controversy over the president’s planned speech at the University of Notre Dame. Continue reading
President Obama has decided to bar the release of photos showing U.S. personnel mistreating detainees in Iraq and Afghanistan amid concerns the backlash could jeopardize troops abroad. New York Times White House correspondent Jeff Zeleny explains the move. Continue reading