Wednesday, May 24, 2017

A Previous Golden Age of Journalsm

It’s hard to believe today, but there was time when magazines were an important source of news and images and information. LIFE and Time sat at the top of that pantheon of those once great publications.

Arguably, everything that has come after, from television to Instagram, is but a modern reflection of the predicate that Time and LIFE laid down.

Gerald Moore was a part of LIFE at a time when it helped shape the American experience. It was not only a reflection of it, but the decisions of reporters, photographers and editors at LIFE could shape the nation in new and dramatic ways.

Now Gerald Moore shares his experiences in his book, just out in paperback, LIFE Story: The Education of an American Journalist.

My conversation with Gerald Moore: