Annie Leibovitz
Annie Leibovitz: A Celebrity Photographing Celebrities

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In this video, colleagues and subjects, including Whoopi Goldberg, Patti Smith, and Arnold Schwarzenegger discuss Leibovitz’s own celebrity status and what it is like to be photographed by her. On Leibovitz’s own celebrity status, and how that translates into her work, Tina Brown, former editor-in-chief of Vanity Fair says: “She … Continue reading

Annie Leibovitz
Colleagues On Annie Leibovitz And Her Process

Colleagues On Annie Leibovitz And Her Process

In this video, colleagues such as Anna Wintour, Jim Moffat and Jane Sarkin discuss Leibovitz and her process of composing sets and shoots. Lori Goldstein talks about Leibovitz’s contribution to the merger of editorial and advertising: “We wouldn’t have just one set. Every idea is a production onto itself. We’d … Continue reading

Coen Brothers
What It’s Like To Work With The Coen Brothers


Joel and Ethan Coen, more commonly known as the Coen brothers, are American film directors best known for their films Fargo, The Big Lebowski, O Brother, Where Art Thou?, A Serious Man and Inside Llewyn Davis. In this video, Michael Stuhlbarg, who worked with the Coen brothers on A Serious … Continue reading

Annie Leibovitz
Annie Leibovitz On Working With Celebrities


Annie Leibovitz is a world-renowned portrait photographer whose career began working with Rolling Stone Magazine. In this video, Leibovitz answers questions from readers of Time Magazine. When asked if she thinks she is difficult to work with, Leibovitz says: “It took me a long time to learn how to work … Continue reading

Annie Leibovitz
Annie Leibovitz Photographs The Queen


Prior to a state visit to the United States, the British government asked Annie Leibovitz to photograph the Queen. In this video you can see a glimpse into the behind-the-scenes work that goes into a photo shoot. Of working with the Queen, Leibovitz says: “I just liked her feistiness. I … Continue reading

Ellen Johnson Sirleaf
Ellen Johnson Sirleaf On Women in Liberia

Ellen Johnson Sirleaf On Women in Liberia

On November 23, 2005, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf was elected President of Liberia and became the first woman to lead an African country. In this video, Johnson Sirleaf discusses the position of women in Liberia, saying: “Traditionally, Liberian women have been strong. In our whole history we have had that, but … Continue reading

Nelson Mandela
Nelson Mandela On The Death Of Yasser Arafat


On November 11, 2004, the Palestinian Liberation Organization confirmed the death of its Chairman, Yasser Arafat, at the age of 75. In this video, Nelson Mandela remembers Arafat, saying: “He was an icon in the proper sense of the word. He was not only concerned with the liberation of the … Continue reading

Friends and Family Remember Pat Tillman

Pat Tillman

Pat Tillman, born November 6, 1976, was a professional American football player and soldier in the United States Army. Tillman gave up a lucrative NFL career in order to enlist in the United States Army in June, 2002, following the September 11 attacks. Tillman was killed while serving in Afghanistan … Continue reading

2008 United States Presidential Election
Howard University Students Celebrate Obama’s Election

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On November 4, 2008, Barack Obama became the first African American President of the United States. In this video, see students at Howard University in Washington, D.C., react emotionally to the news. Says one student: “I never thought in my lifetime that it would happen. But it happened tonight. It’s … Continue reading