Ernest Withers: A Life’s Work

October 3, 2013 • Julia Goldberg Morning ShowDownload the podcast (right click and "save as.")
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Michelle Monroe of Monroe Gallery of Photography talks to The Julia Goldberg Morning Show about the Oct. 4 opening of "Ernest Withers: A Life's Work." The opening exhibition reception will include special guest Rosalind Withers, Ernest Withers' daughter and president/board chairman of the Withers Collection Trust.


Ernest Withers traveled in the south with Martin Luther King Jr., James Meredith, Medgar Evers and other Civil Rights movement leaders in the 1950s and 1960s, documenting the dramatic stories of the era, and also catalogued the Memphis, Tennessee Beale Street music scene, including seminal photographs of a young Elvis Presley, BB King, Ray Charles, Tina Turner and others.
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