The 21st Show

Best of: Photographer Lynsey Addario on Afghanistan


Editor's note: This conversation originally aired November 18, 2021.

Lynsey Addario is a Pulitzer Prize winning photojournalist whose striking images from nearly every theater of war in the 21st century tell the story of the people living in these conflict zones. A recipient of a MacArthur Foundation "Genius Grant," Addario was also named one of five most influential photographers of the past 25 years for changing the way we see world conflict by American Photo Magazine. She's also the bestselling author of the memoir "It's What I Do." Listeners interested in watching the talk can register to get the Zoom link here. You can view some of her work in this piece she wrote for The Atlantic. 

This conversation originally aired November 18, 2021, but we decided to revist the conversation given Addario's recent work in Ukraine for the New York Times, which you can see here. You can also hear her discuss her work in Ukraine on this episode of the New York Times' podcast "The Daily."


Lynsey Addario

Pulitzer Prize winning photographer | Author, "It’s What I Do: A Photographer’s Life of Love and War"



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