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Bassist and Photographer Milt Hinton

In addition to being an in-demand bass player, Milt Hinton is an accomplished photographer. His portraits offer a candid look into the lives of famous jazz musicians. He and Fresh Air host Terry Gross talk about the experience of black musicians touring the segregated South and listen to highlights from Hinton's recording career.

28:12

Capturing the History of Jazz

Milt Hinton isn't just an in-demand bass player -- he's also an accomplished photographer who has taken thousands of pictures of jazz musicians. He joins guest host Marty Moss-Coane to talk about growing up in the south and, later, in Chicago--where Al Capone had an unexpected impact on his youth. Hinton's collection of his photos, Bass Lines, has just been published.

16:58

Photographer Elliott Erwitt

Erwitt got his start early, shortly after he left the Army. He's worked as a photojournalist and commercial photographer, and takes personal pictures as well. Erwitt's new book is called Personal Exposures.

11:07

A Photographic History of the Korean War

A new edition of photographer David Douglas Duncan's 1951 book This is War, which captures images of Marines in Korea, has just been published. Duncan is also known for his several photos of Pablo Picasso.

18:21

William Wegman's Dog Portraits

Photographer and video artist Wegman is best known for his portraits of Man Ray, his pet dog. Man Ray has since passed away; Wegman has new dog named Faye Ray. A collection of his work is called William Wegman: Paintings, Drawings, Photographs, Videotapes.

11:00

Director and Writer Gordon Parks

Parks directed the early black action film, Shaft. His son, who died in 1979, was also a director. The elder Parks began his career as a photographer for Vogue and Life, and documented difficult aspects of the African American experience. He's just written his memoir, "Voices in the Mirror."

18:20

William Wegman's Dog Portraits

Photographer and video artist Wegman is best known for his portraits of Man Ray, his pet dog. Man Ray has since passed away; Wegman has new dog named Faye Ray. A collection of his work is called William Wegman: Paintings, Drawings, Photographs, Videotapes.

11:21

Photographer Richard Misrach Documents a Nevadan Bombing Site

Misrach has been photographing the American West since the mid-70s. His new collection, "Bravo 20," is a photo essay on a region of the Nevada desert that has been illegally used as a bombing range by the Navy for the past 30 years. He hopes that the site can eventually be turned into a national park.

22:48

Rafael Scharf Discusses the Warsaw Ghetto.

This year marked the 50th Anniversary of the uprising in the Warsaw Ghetto. Terry talks with Rafael Scharf, one of the founders of "The Jewish Quarterly," a London literary and political magazine. He's compiled a new book of photographs, "In The Warsaw Ghetto Summer 1941," (Aperture). The photographs were all taken one summer day in 1941 by German soldier and have never been published before. He also has papers and diaries from the Ghetto which document daily life there. Scharf was born in Poland, but left the country shortly before World War II.

10:44

From the Archives: A Photographic History of the Korean War.

Photographer David Douglas Duncan. "Life" magazine has called him perhaps the best war photographer since Matthew Brady. A photo retrospective featuring his work opened this month at the Lyndon B. Johnson Presidential Library in Austin, Texas. His pictures are also featured in the book, "This Is War!" which portrays the Korean conflict in words and pictures. (REBROADCAST from 7/2/90).

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