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Remembering Steve Schapiro, Beloved Chicago Photographer Whose Work Helped Shift the Consciousness of a Nation

We explore the life and legacy of famed photographer Steve Schapiro. He died Saturday at the age of 87.

By Meha Ahmad, Isabelle Earl

Thursday, Jan. 20, 4:08 p.m. CT


Legendary photographer Steve Schapiro passed away Saturday at the age of 87. Schapiro was known for his work covering the Civil Rights Movement and icons like David Bowie, Muhammad Ali and even Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.


Reset checks in with friends and colleagues of Schapiro about what they’ll remember most about him.


GUESTS: Jason Marck, photographer, senior producer for WBEZ’s Curious City

David Fahey, co-founder and director of the Fahey/Klein Gallery in Los Angeles


Follow the link to hear this radio interview.