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The Magnum Story


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The Savage Years
The photographers are at the centre of events in the turbulent decade of the 60s. They witness and document the growing unrest and fragmentation in the world.
Cornell Capa, Burt Glinn and Elliott Erwitt are caught up in the euphoria of the Kennedy era. Don McCullin , Philip Jones Griffiths and Marc Riboud bring us some of the most powerful images of the Vietnam War.
Josef Koudelka is in Prague when the Russian tanks invade and Eve Arnold and a group of Magnum photographers are invited on to the set of The Misfits.
(Philip Jones Griffiths in 'Great Journeys' on' Friday at 9.30pm on BBC2)


Unknown: Burt Glinn
Unknown: Elliott Erwitt
Unknown: Don McCullin
Unknown: Philip Jones Griffiths
Unknown: Marc Riboud
Unknown: Josef Koudelka
Producers: Patricia Wheatley
Producers: Rosemary Bowen
Unknown: Philip Jones Griffiths

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