The Photographs That Defined a Century

Between 1936 and 1972, the visually revolutionary and wildly popular images published in Life magazine shaped national conversations about war, race, technology, and more. In this video, see some of the most iconic photographs in “Life Magazine and the Power of Photography,” meet the trailblazing photographers who took them, and take a look at Life's photo editing process of carefully selecting and crafting narratives through images.

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