In the Picture Exclusive with John G Morris: Never Again?
John G. Morris was LIFE’s London Picture Editor on D-Day, and famously saved Robert Capa’s pictures of the landing on Omaha Beach, prints of which now line the stairs up to Frontline’s Forum. He will reflect on his unique career in picture editing and on why Getty Images only recently released the photographs of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
Long-suppressed LIFE magazine pictures of the aftermath of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki will be the focus of John G. Morris’ discussion at the Frontline Club about what, if anything, we have learned from images of war.
Alexander Lindsay, a one-time student of Morris, now a successful filmmaker, will moderate the event. Lindsay made the film Afgan during the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan, which is believed to be the only film by a Western crew with the Soviet forces in combat, and covered both Gulf wars from Iraq. He has since spent five years filming the wreck of the Titanic, creating the largest images of the shipwreck ever made.