Archive: Dec 1999

The Roots of Our Responsibility

By Curator's Corner December 15, 1999

The American press was halfway through the century just ended before journalists began to talk seriously about press responsibility. A letter Henry Luce wrote to Robert Hutchins, President of the University of Chicago, prompted this conversation. “I know what my … Read more

1998: Roy DeCarava Retrospective

By Race December 15, 1999

[This article originally appeared in the Summer 1998 issue of Nieman Reports.] Roy DeCarava doesn’t occupy a space, he blends with it. But to say that his approach to photography is stealth-like is to attribute to him a potential for … Read more