“Turn Every Page”: Inside the Robert A. Caro Archive” is the first public exhibition drawn from the archive of the author.
A new documentary takes an inside look at Jacques Cousteau.
This summer Sony Masterworks released “Marian Anderson – Beyond the Music.”
Canadian-American business woman Elizabeth Arden died on this day, October 18, in 1966.
On October 14, 1964, Martin Luther King Jr. won the Nobel Peace Prize for combating racial inequality through nonviolent resistance.
Henry K. Beecher was a pioneering American anesthesiologist, medical ethicist, and investigator of the placebo effect.
On October 11, 1975, William Jefferson Clinton married Hillary Rodham.
South African Anglican cleric and theologian, Desmond Tutu, was born on this day, October 7, in 1931.
Press coverage is rolling in for our exhibition in Montreal.
October 5th marks the anniversary of Earl Warren’s swearing-in as the 14th Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court in 1953.
“Influence and Identity: Twentieth Century Portrait Photography from the Bank of America Collection” features the works of international photographers from the early through the mid-twentieth century.
Charlton Heston was born on this day, October 4, in 1923.
James Earl Carter Jr. was born on this day, October 1, in 1924.
“I found an erudite storyteller, a Holocaust survivor who has retained a bittersweet sense of life and placed it in the service of worldwide peace and human rights.”
The American crime drama “Murder, She Wrote” debuted on this day in 1984.
“Her natural behavior resembled the love goddesses she portrayed – uninhibited and seductive and totally without guile.”
Actress, singer, and animal rights activist Brigitte “B.B.” Bardot, turned 87 on September 28, 2021.
On September 24, 1968, CBS aired the first episode of “60 Minutes.”
French actor Jean-Paul Belmondo died earlier this month.
We are thrilled to announce the opening of a major exhibition at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts.
Mann’s 1918 book “Reflections of a Nonpolitical Man” was recently reissued by New York Review of Books.
The English author H. G. Wells was born on this day, September 21, in 1866.
“Muhammad Ali arrived at my New York studio with a breathless young editor trailing behind.”
French photographer and painter Jacques Henri Lartigue died on September 12, in 1986 (b. 1894).
“Paris was without electric power when I photographed the eminent Catholic writer.”
Lyndon Baines Johnson was born on August 27, 1908.
American lawyer and politician Edward “Ted” Kennedy died on this day, August 25, in 2009.
Canadian politician and journalist René Lévesque was born on this day, August 24, in 1922.
Look closely, and you can see Rockwell’s sketches of Karsh as he set up his cameras and lighting.
Warren K. Cook was photographed on January 31, 1945, one of 243 Sitters listed in Mr. Karsh’s records for that year.
The jazz musician posed in 1990, for Karsh’s “American Legends” project.
Alfred Hitchcock was photographed in 1960, the same year he released his masterpiece, “Psycho.”
Eunice Kennedy Shriver died on this day, August 11, in 2009.
On August 11, 1949, US President Harry Truman appointed Omar Bradley the first Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.
America’s Smithsonian Institution was established 175 years ago today, in 1846, with funds from the Englishman James Smithson.
NASA astronaut Neil Armstrong was born on this day, August 5, in 1930.
The Summer 2021 issue of “Humanities,” the magazine of the National Endowment for the Humanities, features an article about Eleanor Roosevelt’s writing career.
In 1985, Yousuf Karsh was assigned to photograph a group of creatives for “Apple Canada, Inc.”
It is worth taking a few minutes (or hours) to search the Library and Archives of Canada’s online collection for early Karsh images.
Truman signed Executive Order 9981 on July 26, 1948, calling for the desegregation of the U.S. Armed Forces.