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Walker Evans / Photography #215624

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Mar 21, 1971
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(Studio) Some involved in elevating photography to an art.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(NYC) Walker Evans photographs from book, "Let Us Now Praise Famous Men", shown; photographs unsentimental, never glamorous. [Museum of Modern Art Curator of Photography John SZARKOWSKI - says Evans' work one of great, original unmistakable creative arts of century; his photographs made things look as if never been seen before.] Evans greatly imitated; his pictures appeared in 1930's. [EVANS - says carried by half-conscious instinct and belief in style and value.] Evans still takes only black and white photos; film shows Evans leading Yale University photography class discussion.
REPORTER: Hughes Rudd

Mudd, Roger;
Rudd, Hughes

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