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Photographer James Nachtwey Engages with the World Through His Work

Nachtwey was in Somalia in October, and photographs of his visit were the cover story in The New York Times Magazine section on December 6, 1992. Terry talks with him about his trip to Somalia: why he took the pictures he did, how he was received, why he wanted to go, etc. Nachtwey has been awarded the Robert Capa Gold Medal three times. He's been to areas of conflict in Nicaragua, El Salvador, Guatemala, Lebanon, the West Bank, Sudan, the Philippines, Northern Ireland and more.


Other segments from the episode on January 11, 1993

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, January 11, 1993: Interview with James Nachtwey; Interview with Richard Rodriguez; Review of Leonard Cohen's album "The Future."


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