Family of Man

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Installation view of "The Family of Man" exhibition at The Museum of Modern Art, 1955

In the 1950s, Edward Steichen of the Museum of Modern Art wanted to say something about the world. He said it, as Sara Fishko tells us, with a photo exhibit that made history. In this edition of Fishko Files, a look back at "The Family of Man." (Produced in 2004)

A celebrated Life Magazine photographer's massive archive is the subject of WNYC Studios' The Jazz Loft According to W. Eugene Smith, directed by Sara Fishko and released by FilmBuff.

Opens Friday, September 23 at Metrograph Cinema in New York
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WNYC Production Credits

Executive Producer: Sara Fishko
Assistant Producer: Olivia Briley
Mix Engineer: Wayne Shulmister
Managing Editor, WNYC News: Karen Frillmann