These Magnum photographs by Paul Fusco document the funeral procession for Bobby Kennedy as it travelled from New York City to Washington, D.C. in June 1968. In tribute to RFK's raw empathy, his determination to make our lives better, and his insistence that the government is answerable to all - black and white, rich and poor - hundreds of thousands of people stood patiently in the searing heat to pay their respects. Kennedy's assassination was a blow to the optimism for a br
Eugene Lazowski was a Polish doctor who saved thousands of Jews during the Holocaust by creating a fake epidemic that kept the Germans away from their town. Eugene received his medical degree before the war started. After Germany invaded Poland in 1939, he became a military doctor with the Polish resistance. He was imprisoned in a German POW camp for his anti-Nazi activities. After his release in 1942, Eugene moved to a small town, Rozwadow, with his wife and young daughter.
Paul McCartney’s “Blackbird” competes with Lennon’s “Julia” as the most tender song on the Beatles’ White Album and maybe in the band’s entire catalogue. Inspired by a Bach piece that McCartney and George Harrison learned to play when they were young, its finger-picked acoustic guitar has the sound of a folk lullaby. But the song’s shifting time signatures and delicate melody make it something of a tricky one: recording sessions at Abbey Road involved a series of 32 takes, mo
Electric cars have almost made a mainstream debut and we are getting used to the new silent mode of transportation. But things were not quite so in the mid-1900s and clearly an oddity when your electric car looked like a ball! The French were always great with art and automobile and it showed up quite well in whatever they made. And they were fluidic with welding metal. The L'Oeuf Electrique Concept Car is a one-off creation by Paul Arzens who was an industrial designer. He h