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The Lost Pictures of Eugene Smith

In 1950 the American photo-journalist W Eugene Smith came to Britain to cover the general election, but his photographs were never published. Professor Dai Smith tells the story.

In 1950 the American photo-journalist W Eugene Smith came to Britain to cover the general election for Life Magazine, but his photographs were never published. Welsh writer and broadcast Professor Dai Smith goes in search of these lost pictures and discovers how the magazine's opposition to Attlee's radical Labour government caused them to suppress Smith's work.

40 minutes

Last on

Sat 7 Mar 2009 23:45

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Dai Smith
Producer David Olusoga
Director David Olusoga

Broadcasts

  • Mon 31 Mar 2008 02:35
  • Mon 31 Mar 2008 02:40
  • Sat 7 Mar 2009 23:45