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Notes Photo September 3, 2009

BAGnewsOriginals: Fire Watching

I wanted to share this photo with you from BNN contributer Nina Berman of the raging fires in British Columbia.

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Notes Photo May 2, 2009

The Texas Pioneer Adventure Is Closed

  This photo, taken by contributer Nina Berman, shows an Iraqi immigrant on a group visit, with other Iraqi women, to a park and arboretum in Texas. It does not specifically show discouragement or exclusion. It does not specifically demonstrate Iraqi refugees coming to the U.S. in a pioneering spirit...

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Notes Photo April 6, 2009

Walled Street Protest

Noting the relative lack of emotion, enthusiasm, anger, BNN contributer Nina Berman offers us this view of the Wall Street protest this weekend.  

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Notes Photo January 19, 2009

From The Obama Train

BAGnewsNotes contributer Nina Berman offers us this emotional view from the Obama "Freedom Train."

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Notes Photo December 13, 2008

Looking At The "Post-Partisan" Religious Political Picture

Doesn't the current political climate, as expressed by the Obama victory and the dispersal of the "values vote," makes this picture much harder to read?

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Notes Photo December 2, 2008

Homeland: Lambs Eat Oats and Does Eat Oats and Little Goats Eat K-Rations

Welcome to the Iraq training simulation at Fort Polk, where -- in an thoroughly obsessive, if totally misbegotten notion about authenticity -- it completely matters to American national security whether exactly six, rather than eight, as opposed to ten goats should be let loose to roam around.

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Salon Photo October 30, 2008

BagNewsSalon: Campaign 04 vs 08: Are We Seeing The End Of Identity Politics?

T his election edition of the BAGnewsSALON, an on-line discussion series, included moderator C ara Finnegan; producer Ida Benedetto; host Michael Shaw; professors Paul Lester; Nathan Stormer and John Lucaites; photographers Alan Chin, Nina Berman and Aric Mayer, as well as members of the BAGnewsNotes readership. ...Considering the images...

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Notes Photo September 28, 2008

Bell Tightening On Wall Street

With the Wall Street bailout set for Congressional passage today, I offer you an ironic counterpoint.

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Notes Photo September 27, 2008

Art For Obama: Authenticity And Purity Of Race And Patriotism

Titled Art For Obama, fifty of the country's most prominent artists and photographers have donated their work for this auction.  BNN offers you a look at two of the works up for bid.

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Notes Photo September 22, 2008

Wall Street Nightmare

Looking at these photos through the lens of the current financial convulsions, they read much differently, I'm sure, than when they were shot in 2003.  BagNewsNotes contributer Nina Berman's photos anthropomorphize, and give nightmarish expression to my most terrifying fears of a Wall Street disaster.

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Notes Photo November 18, 2007

Your Turn: War Time America

In her continuing look at militarization and the security of the homeland, contributer Nina Berman offers us a set of images tied to Atlantic City's "Thunder Over The Boardwalk" air show this past August.

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Notes Photo June 13, 2007

It’s Not A Hand Gun, It’s Military: Fleet Week #3

What I'm curious about, however, is how -- just weeks after the Virginia Tech shootings (and the lost opportunity to have a public debate about hand guns) -- neither the military, the police, nor the city seemed to have reservations in encouraging the public (no just looking?), and especially,...

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Notes Photo June 12, 2007

Black Boys With Guns: Fleet Week #2

Yesterday, I posted the first of a three-part series from Fleet Week.  Photographer Nina Berman's images record the week-long festivities in New York involving the presence of naval ships, sailors, and military demonstrations and exhibitions all over the city.  In this middle set of pictures, I'm interested in questions,...

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Notes Photo June 11, 2007

Asking Questions About America: Fleet Week #1

About two weeks ago, photographer Nina Berman sent me a series of photos she had shot during Fleet Week, and I've been looking at them every day since.

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Notes Photo February 11, 2007

Your Turn: Rites Of Passage

Nina Berman's photo of Iraq veteran Ty Ziegel and his wife, Renee Kline, won a first prize in the portraits category in the 2007 World Press photo awards announced Friday.

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