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Prof. Tim Spears 2/6/19

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Middlebury College professor Tim Spears looks at the 1941 publication, Let Us Now Praise Famous Men: Three Tenant Families. Depicting the lives of southern sharecroppers, writer James Agee and photographer Walker Evans resisted journalistic conventions. they collaborated to produce a book that raises important questions not only about the nature of documentary work, but also of art.

Production Date: 
Wednesday, February 6, 2019 - 11:15

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