A Photographer’s Parents Wave Farewell
Deanna Dikeman’s portrait series doubles as a family album, compressing nearly three decades of her parents’ adieux into a deft and affecting chronology.
a reporter at large
THE DEAD ZONE
A REPORTER AT LARGE about the 1918 Spanish flu epidemic, which killed between twenty and forty million people, and an upcoming attempt to find a sample of …
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How Pandemics Change History
The historian Frank M. Snowden discusses the politics of restricting travel during epidemics, how inhumane responses to sickness have upended governments, and how artists have reacted to disease outbreaks.