Monday, September 22, 2014

Ferguson Through the Camera Lens: Wednesday, 24 September 2014

Ferguson Through the Camera Lens

Wednesday, September 24, 2014 at 07:00 PM

Missouri History Museum
5700 Lindell Boulevard
Saint Louis MO 63112 

News photographers were among the many journalists who faced dangerous situations as they documented the scene in Ferguson in the aftermath of the shooting of an unarmed teenager by a police officer there and the unrest that followed.

Several of those photographers will discuss the pictures they shot and the turmoil they witnessed. Among those whose work will be featured are St. Louis Post-Dispatch staff photographers Robert Cohen and J.B. Forbes, and Whitney Curtis, who was on assignment in Ferguson for The New York Times.

Their presentation will be 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 24, in Lee Auditorium on the lower level of the Missouri History Museum5700 Lindell Boulevard in Forest Park. The event is free of charge and is co-sponsored by the museum and the St. Louis Pro Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists.


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