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Nov 21, 2014
by Magnum Photographers
November 21, 2014 marks the 50th anniversary of the opening of the Verrazano Bridge. Linking the boroughs of Brooklyn and Staten Island, it was the worlds longest suspension bridge until 1981. The bridge remains the longest bridge span in North and South America and is crossed by an estimated 190,000 cars a day.

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Nov 20, 2014
by Magnum Photographers
German-American stage, TV and film director Mike Nichols has passed away at the age of 83. He's among the few artists who has won an Emmy, Tony Award and an Oscar, receiving the latter in 1968 for directing The Graduate.
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Nov 18, 2014
by Magnum Photographers
This week marks the 25th anniversary of the beginning of the Velvet Revolution. Peaceful demonstrations lead to the Communist Party losing it's monopoly over the Czechoslovakian government.
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Nov 13, 2014
by Raymond Depardon
Raymond Depardon recently photographed French President Francois Hollande at the Elysee Palace. This is a continuation of Depardon's long tradition of photographing French presidents which began 40 years ago with Valery Giscard d'Estaing. This is the third time he's photographed Hollande, most recently in 2012, soon after he became President.
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From the Archive
Nov 13, 2014
by Magnum Photographers
On November 13th, 1994 the Channel Tunnel was first used to transport people between France and England. More...
Nov 10, 2014
by John Vink
At the end of the rainy season the Tonle Sap, Cambodia’s fish reservoir, reverses its course, letting loose of the water it accumulated from the Mekong in the previous months. This unique phenomenon is celebrated during the Water Festival. Tens of thousands from the countryside flock to the capital to look at several hundred longboats race on the river during three days. After a hyatus of 3 years,... More...
Nov 9, 2014
by Abbas
Woe to the thief who took my 2014 agenda from the car whose window he broke in Italy! I mourned my agenda, my faithful and constant travelling companion, whose pages I have been scribbling conscientiously into for almost fifty years.

Melisa and my sons convinced me to go digital. I bought a smartphone. I use its in-built camera on a visit to the Institute of the Arab World which houses an important... More...