Ernest Withers was known by many as “the original civil rights photographer.” He captured the iconic images of Martin Luther King Jr. on the night King was shot in Memphis, and other leaders of the movement in the 1960s.
Jessica Stern is perhaps best known for her work interviewing terrorists about their motivations, research that culminated in the acclaimed book Terror in the Name of God: Why Religious Militants Kill. She’s now written a very different book called Denial: A Memoir of Terror. It is a deeply personal account of the childhood traumas that have shaped her life and work.
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