Tuesday August 24th 2010

Thought for the Day

“To understand another human being
you must gain some insight into the conditions
which made him what he is.”

~ Margaret Bourke-White



Margaret Bourke-White*Margaret Bourke-White

Born: June 14, 1904 the Bronx, New York
Died: August 27, 1971 Stamford, Connecticut

An American photographer and documentary photographer. She is most famously known as the first foreign photographer permitted to take picture of Soviet Industry, the first female war correspondent (and related, the first female permitted to work in combat zones) and the first female photographer for Henry Luce’s Life magazine, where her photographs graced the first Life cover. She died of Parkinson’s Disease approximately eighteen years after she developed her first symptoms.

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