Susan Anderson interviews Milton Meltzer, writer and historian, about his book, "A photographer's life," a biography of the great American photographer Dorothea Lange (1895 - 1965). Meltzer describes the genesis behind much of her work as a photographer of migrant labor communities, her travels around the United States, and her writing, which often accompanied her photographs. Includes readings from Lange's journal and music. Readings from Lange's biography by Bill Hunt. Technical assistance by Andy Weiss. Produced by Susan Anderson.
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