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Iconic Civil Rights Photog Outed As A Spy

Shocking news came to us yesterday that Ernest Withers, the famed photographer who captured images from the heart of the civil rights movement, actually lived a double life as a paid FBI informant. (Withers has died in 2007 at age 85.)

We discussed the revelation on today's program and NPR's blog The Picture Show offers a slideshow of Withers' work. Check it out!



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