Revisiting Robert Frank's The Americans.

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Jan. 21 2009 1:18 PM

Robert Frank's The Americans

How a Swiss émigré's cross-country road trip changed photography.

Click here to read a slide-show essay about the photography of Robert Frank.

Click here to read a slide-show essay about the photography of Robert Frank.

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Fred Kaplan, Slate's "War Stories" columnist, also writes widely about culture. His next book, 1959: The Year Everything Changed, will be out this spring. He can be reached at war_stories@hotmail.com.

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