Mar 18, 2019
During the 1930s, U.S. photography was profoundly determined by responses to the Great Depression. Photographers, including Walker Evans and Dorothea Lange, were commissioned by the government to document Dust Bowl America--at times the landscape but mainly the people living there. But with commissions come agendas. Join our hosts as they analyze the most iconic of these photographs, like Lange's Migrant Mother, and prove that "Documentary" does not equal "document."