Timothy Egan

The New York Times

Timothy Egan is a New York Times columnist and 2006 National Book Award winner for his history of people who lived through the Dust Bowl, "The Worst Hard Time."

Timothy Egan appears in the following:

Native Americans Captured on Film

Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Timothy Egan tells the story behind the most famous photographs in Native American history—and the driven, brilliant man who made them, Edward Curtis. In Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher is a portrait of the photographer and his Great Idea: to capture on film the continent’s original inhabitants before the old ways disappeared. Curtis took more than 40,000 photographs, preserved 10,000 audio recordings, and is credited with making the first narrative documentary film, creating a definitive archive of the American Indian.

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'Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher': Edward Curtis, Photographer of the American Frontier

Friday, October 12, 2012

In "Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher," author Timothy Egan chronicles the life and work of photographer Edward Curtis. Timothy Egan explains that Curtis's goal was to document Nativ...

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Timothy Egan and 'The Big Burn'

Tuesday, November 03, 2009

If you go to any national park or protected wilderness in the U.S. today, you will find the friendly, heroic figure of the forest ranger: a uniformed caretaker of natural splendor, an...



Wednesday, October 29, 2008