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Chatting the Pictures Video June 20, 2020

Chatting the Pictures: 3 Signature Images of the George Floyd Protests

In this week's Chatting the Pictures, educator John Mason joins us to discuss key portraits from the protests following the killing of George Floyd.

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Chatting the Pictures Video May 31, 2020

Chatting the Pictures: Here Are the Photos of People Suffering and Dying of Covid

This week, photographer Nina Berman joins us to discuss three images from our article, “Here Are the Photos of People Suffering and Dying of Covid.”

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Chatting the Pictures Video May 15, 2020

Chatting the Pictures: Life and Death in New York; Distanced Mother’s Day; Restaurants Adapt

This webcast looks at a complex scene in a New York City park, distanced well-wishers at an LA nursing home, and a widely published COVID-era restaurant.

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Chatting the Pictures Video May 2, 2020

Chatting the Pictures: Food Plant Workers at Risk; Politics and EMT; Arlington Precautions

Still focused on the pandemic, we look at a virus PR shot from Tyson Foods, a political photo from an EMT ride along, and Arlington honors with adjustments.

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Chatting the Pictures Video April 20, 2020

Chatting the Pictures with Pete Souza: Presidential Photos in a Health Crisis

In the shadow of COVID-19, former White House photographer Pete Souza joins us to discuss four photos he took of Obama and Reagan handling health crises.

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Chatting the Pictures Video April 3, 2020

Chatting the Pictures: More Pandemic—New York Harbor; Las Vegas Homeless; NYC ICU

This webcast on the pandemic looks at a symbolic scene in New York Harbor, a troubling Las Vegas shelter image, and an emotional Brooklyn hospital photo.

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Chatting the Pictures Video March 23, 2020

Chatting the Pictures: Coronavirus Culture, From Vatican, to Apartment Block, to Corner Bar

This webcast looks at the Pope addressing an empty St. Peters Square, the social power of the Italian balcony, and young revelers before the lock-down.

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Chatting the Pictures: Coronavirus Politics–From the White House, to the Cafe, to the Gun Shop

This week, our webcast looks at a snapshot of the White House coronavirus task force, the virus and social class in a Rome cafe scene, and the run on guns.

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Chatting the Pictures Video March 9, 2020

Chatting the Pictures: Virus Cover-up; Racial Politics in Selma; Women Covering the Weinstein Trial

This week, our webcast looks at a coronavirus photo from Washington, African-Americans making a campaign statement, and a tribute to woman journalists.

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Campaign '20 Video March 2, 2020

Chatting the Pictures: Trump Bloomberg Golf Photo; Xi Masked; Elizabeth Warren’s Glass Ceiling

This week, we look at Trump and Bloomberg's gold game, China's President Xi and the coronavirus, and Elizabeth Warren campaigning.

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Chatting the Pictures Video February 8, 2020

Chatting the Pictures: Pelosi Shreds Trump’s SOTU; Coronavirus on the Move; Impeachment Going Away

This week, we look at Pelosi tearing up Trump’s State of the Union speech, the spread of the coronavirus, and the shot summing up Trump’s impeachment trial.

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Chatting the Pictures Video January 24, 2020

Chatting the Pictures: Impeachment Procession; Virginia Gun Rally; Philippine Volcano

This week, we discuss a Trump impeachment photo, a picture from the pro-gun rally in Richmond, and a painterly photograph of the Philippine Taal volcano.

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Chatting the Pictures Video December 17, 2019

Chatting the Pictures: Favorite 2019 News Photographs By Women

Welcome to a special edition of “Chatting the Pictures” focusing on three outstanding news images taken this year by women.

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Chatting the Pictures Video September 2, 2019

Chatting the Pictures: Amazon as World’s Lungs; Hong Kong Lasers; Bulletproof Backpacks

This week, Chatting the Pictures looks at a viral image of burning lungs protesting the Amazon fires, Hong Kong protesters using lasers, and bulletproof backpacks.

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Gun Violence Photo August 23, 2019

Trump Hospital Photo Ops after El Paso, Dayton Mass Shootings

We discuss photos made during the Trump's El Paso and Dayton hospital visits following mass shootings there, including a portrait with a baby survivor.

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Chatting the Pictures Video August 17, 2019

Chatting the Pictures: Trumps with El Paso Baby; Hong Kong Airport Sit In; Elizabeth Warren in Iowa

Chatting the Pictures looks at the Trump portrait with the infant of El Paso massacre victims, the Hong Kong airport sit-in, and Elizabeth Warren in Iowa.

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Militarism Photo August 13, 2019

There Won’t Be Blood: Gun Violence and Visual Censorship

In light of the consecutive mass shootings in Gilroy, El Paso, and Dayton, we discuss how gun violence is covered by U.S. media in terms of what we see and what we don’t see.  

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Faith Focus Photo July 24, 2019

Religious Persecution Survivors on the Oval Stage

We examine the political agenda behind President Trump’s Oval Office meeting with 27 survivors of religious persecution from around the world. 

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