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Arts > Photographers > 20th, 21st century > USA > James "Spider" Martin    1939-2003

 

 

 

Mr. Martin,

the youngest photographer

at The Birmingham News,

was one of the few photographers

on the ground

in Selma on March 7, 1965,

known as Bloody Sunday,

when state troopers violently

beat back peaceful marchers

at the Edmund Pettus Bridge.

 

Here is the moment before the confrontation.

 

James “Spider” Martin Archive/

Briscoe Center, University of Texas at Austin

 

Spider Martin’s Photographs of the Selma March Get a Broader View

NYT

FEB. 15, 2015

http://www.nytimes.com/2015/02/16/arts/design/spider-martins-photographs-of-the-selma-march-get-a-broader-view.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

James "Spider" Martin        1939-2003

 

 

http://www.npr.org/blogs/codeswitch/2015/03/06/
390943835/photographer-helped-expose-brutality-of-selmas-bloody-sunday

 

http://www.nytimes.com/2015/02/16/arts/design/
spider-martins-photographs-of-the-selma-march-get-a-broader-view.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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