Eyewitness at Wounded Kneeby Richard E. Jensen, R. Eli Paul, John E. Carter
Eyewitness at Wounded Knee brings together and assesses for the first time 143 photographs that were made before and immediately after the massacre.
"This is not only a valuable record and account of Wounded Knee, but also a penetrating look at the role photographers played in how the public came to know and understand the tragic events."—Dawn G. Marsh, Great Plains Quarterly
Meet the Author
James A. Hanson, director of the Nebraska State Historical Society, notes in his foreword the importance of the photographs as primary historical sources. Richard E. Jensen and R. Eli Paul are research specialists at the society who have written for various journals. John E. Carter is curator of photographs there. His book, Solomon D. Butcher: Photographing the American Dream, was published by the University of Nebraska Press in 1985.
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