Karsh Signature

Yousuf Karsh, master photographer of the 20th century

60 Minutes

Morley Safer, 1977

60 Minutes debuted on American television in September, 1968. One of America’s most beloved news programs still broadcasts on CBS, where correspondent Morley Safer worked for 50 years. He filed more than 900 stories during his tenure.

Watch this delightful video in which Mr. Karsh explains to Morley Safer the conditions under which Karsh made his most famous portrait of all, Winston Churchill, in its original location at the Chambers of the Canadian House of Parliament.

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