This program is about 1 hour long
Note:Special on the photographic images that shaped the "NewsNight" hour in 2004
(Atlanta: Fredricka Whitfield) The arrival of relief in the hardest hit regions of the tsunami disaster; the fire at a nightclub in Buenos Aires, Argentina; the resignation of Ukraine's Prime Minister Viktor Yanukovych after losing the presidential election; heavy snowfall in the Sierra Nevada Mountains in California & rain in southern California; the questioning of a New Jersey man, who may have pointed a laser device at an airplane in flight & CNN coverage of New Year's in New York City reported; scenes shown.
(Studio: Aaron Brown) The photographic exhibit at the J. Paul Getty Museum visited; "Photographers of Genius" photos shown. [Curator Weston NAEF- talks about the stylistic evolution of photography from portraiture to nature to landscapes to documentarians to recorders of real experience like Henri Cartier-Bresson to art.] Note: originally aired on 05/14/04.
(Studio: Aaron Brown) The photographs taken by Rick Loomis of the "Los Angeles Times" from Iraq presented; many photos shown. [LOOMIS - describes the feelings of the American Marines, what happened on a patrol in Fallujah, four Marines being baptized, a memorial for slain Marines.] Note: originally aired on 04/28/04 & re-shown 12/23/04.
(Studio: Aaron Brown) The photographs taken by Diana Walker, author of "Public & Private," of President Ronald Reagan featured; many photos shown. [WALKER - describes Reagan, the president; describes specific photos of the Reagans.] Note: originally aired on 06/07/04.
(Studio: Aaron Brown) The photographs of the late Henri Cartier-Bresson featured; sample photos shown. [Peter Fetterman Gallery's Peter FETTERMAN- talks about Cartier-Bresson's body of work with his Leica camera.] [Voice of CARTIER-BRESSON - talks about the "visual pleasure."] Note: originally aired on 08/04/04.
(Studio: Aaron Brown) The late photographer Richard Avedon's final essay "On Democracy" in "New Yorker" magazine presented; photos shown. ["New Yorker" editor David REMNICK- describes Avedon's photo essay about the political process.] Note: originally aired on 10/27/04.
(Studio: Aaron Brown) The portraits taken by British photographer Platon featured; samples photos shown. [BRITON - describes the photos in his book "Platon's Republic," including those of American icon Pamela Anderson, Congressmen at the memorial, Michael Stipe, President Bill Clinton, Al Sharpton etc.] Note: originally aired on 08/20/04.
(Studio: Aaron Brown) The book of portrait photographs "Precious" featured; photos shown of pictures emphasizing a specific body part. [Photographers Melanie DUNEA, Nigel PARRY- talk about the aim of the book; explain the "precious" pictures that show the essence of the person.] Today's wedding of the two photographers noted. Note: originally aired on 12/01/04.
(Studio: Aaron Brown) A photographic exhibition entitled "Game Face" of women in sports presented; many photos shown. ["Game Face" co-curators Jane GOTTESMAN, Geoffrey BITTLEMAN- say women were unrepresented in sports pages so we wanted to show all age ranges, races & ability; describe some series of photos.] Note: originally aired on 05/21/04.
(Studio: Aaron Brown) The images taken by photographer Michael Smith of the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival presented; many photos shown of the live music. [Festival's Quint DAVIS- recalls the start of the festival 35 years ago.] [Photographer/friend Herman LEONARD, daughter Leslie SMITH- praise Smith's documentation of the festival & his capture of the energy of the musicians.] [Musician Jon CLEARY- comments.] Note: originally aired on 04/29/04.
(Studio: Aaron Brown) The Los Angeles River as seen through the eye of photographer John Humble featured; many photos shown. [HUMBLE - explains his interest in photographing the river, the composition of his photos & the rich history of the river.] Note: originally aired on 03/31/04.
(Studio: Aaron Brown) The photographs from a book "One Planet" by Lonely Planet presented; pictures of the universality of life from around the world shown. [Publisher Roz HOPKINS- describes some of the photos.] Note: originally aired on 06/25/04.