John Morris

The Essay, Portraits of Capa Episode 5 of 5

Five people select their favourite picture by Robert Capa, the father of photojournalism, and reflect on his life and work.

In the final essay, John Morris, picture editor of Life Magazine during World War Two, on why an image of a gypsy musician reminds him of his old friend, Robert Capa.

Producer: Brian McCluskey

A Whistledown production for BBC Radio 3 (Picture copyright 1947 Robert Capa/Magnum, John G Morris Collection)

First broadcast in September 2013.

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15 minutes

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Fri 6 Jun 2014 22:45

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