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Dorothea Lange : grab a hunk of lightning.

Taylor, Dyanna, (television director,, television producer,, screenwriter,, director of photography,, narrator.). Grossman, Roberta, (television producer.). Partridge, Elizabeth, (commentator.). Sieber, Jami, (composer.). Schiller, Evan, (composer.).
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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (approximately 108 min.)) : sound, color
  • Publisher: [United States] : PBS : 2015.

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Restrictions on Access Note:
Digital content provided by hoopla.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Directed by Dyanna Taylor.
Participant or Performer Note:
Narrator, Dyanna Taylor ; commentator, Elizabeth Partridge.
Summary, etc.:
More than four decades of 20th-century America are filtered through Lange's life and lens - her creations and achievements, her tragedies and losses. Known for her powerful images from the Great Depression, her haunting Migrant Mother remains emblematic of that period. In 1936, when photographs of the poverty-stricken mother of seven, stranded in a camp in California, were published, a national awareness began. As America matured into a world power, Lange continued to bear witness - mass migration, increasing urbanization and the cost of war at home - bringing I will set myself a big problem.
Target Audience Note:
Not rated.
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Photojournalists > United States > Biography.
Photographers > United States > Biography.
Women photographers > United States > Biography.
United States > History > 20th century.
United States > Social conditions > 20th century.

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