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The Owsley Moment

Vivid descriptions of art on display in our part of the state

S02 E41 – Charles Moore – Birmingham, Alabama (Police Dogs Attack Demonstrators) – shot 1963, printed 1997

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The photographs Moore took on this day for Life magazine are credited with exposing the inherent brutality of segregation and racism in the United States and inspiring the passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

Research by Giselly da Silva
Voiced by Martin Tebo
Produced by Sean Ashcraft in cooperation with the David Owsley Museum of Art and the Ball State School of Art.

Music used in this episode:
Men
Composed by David Lang
Performed by the European Music Project Ensemble

Charles Moore – Birmingham, Alabama (Police Dogs Attack Demonstrators) – shot 1963, printed 1997 – Photo by Steve Talley

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