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Protest Focus Video July 30, 2020

Chatting the Pictures: Black Lives Activist Replaces Slave Trader on English Monument

In this video, we analyze the likeness of a Black Lives Matter activist atop a 125-year-old English monument. It's an especially powerful gender statement.

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Protest Focus Video July 25, 2020

Chatting the Pictures: Parents Fight Masks in Utah

In this highlight video, we find as much confusion and ambivalence as anger in Utah parents protesting a requirement students wear masks to fight COVID-19.

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Protest Focus Video July 24, 2020

Chatting the Pictures: Protest, Racial Justice, and Portland’s ”Wall of Moms”

This webcast looks at the militarized response to racial justice protest in Portland and the role of a largely white mothers group demonstrating there.

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Chatting the Pictures Video July 12, 2020

Chatting the Pictures: Trump Mt. Rushmore; Gun Waving St. Louis Couple; Racial Protest Self Portrait

This webcast looks at the Trump Mt. Rushmore rally, the St. Louis couple that pointed weapons at demonstrators, and a racial justice self-portrait.

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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 January 13, 2020

Chatting the Pictures: Australia on Fire; Suleimani Assassination; Church Full of Guns

This week, we look at key photos from the Australian fires, America's assassination of Iran's military chief, and a photo-illustration of guns in church.

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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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