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Susan Meiselas
Susan Meiselas's photographs of the revolution in Nicaragua form an extraordinary narrative, starting with a powerful and chilling evocation of the Somoza regime, following the course of the popular resistance that led to an insurrection, and ending with the triumph of the revolution. Yet "Nicaragua" is more than a remarkable account of a revolution in the making. It shows what rebellion in the Third World can involve, the nature of the "old regimes," as well as the courage that is required to overthrow even the pettiest of modern dictatorships. Susan Meiselas went back to Nicaragua to interview...

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NICARAGUA. 1978. Traditional Indian dance mask from the town...
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NICARAGUA. Santo Domingo. 1979. Main street in rural town.
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NICARAGUA. Managua. 1979. Women washing laundry in sewer of downtown...
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NICARAGUA. 1979. Harvesting sugar cane near Leon.
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NICARAGUA. Granada. 1979. Loading one hundred pound sacks of...
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NICARAGUA. Managua. 1979. Country club.
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NICARAGUA. Managua. June 1978. President Anastasio SOMOZA DEBAYLE...
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NICARAGUA. 1979. Anastasio SOMOZA PORTOCARRERO, 27-year-old son...
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NICARAGUA. 1979. New recruits to National Guard practice blindfolded...
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NICARAGUA. Matagalpa. June 1978. Children harassing Guards around...
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NICARAGUA. Recruits pass by official state portrait of Anastasio...
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NICARAGUA. Matagalpa. National Guard on duty.
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NICARAGUA. Diriamba. Marketplace.
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NICARAGUA. Managua. "Cuesta del Plomo", hillside outside Managua,...
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NICARAGUA. Monimbo. 1978. Wall graffiti on Somoza supporters...
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NICARAGUA. Matagalpa. 1978. Residential neighborhood.
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NICARAGUA. Managua. Car of a Somoza informer burning in Managua....
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NICARAGUA. Managua. June 1978. Student demonstration broken up...
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NICARAGUA. Diriamba. Burial of worker, with flag of FSLN (Sandinista...
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NICARAGUA. Jinotepe. A funeral procession for assassinated student...
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NICARAGUA. Jonotepe. 1978. Coffins of students being carried...
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NICARAGUA. Monimbo. July 5, 1978. Motorcycle brigade, followed...
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NICARAGUA. June, 1978. Youths practice throwing contact bombs...
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NICARAGUA. August 26, 1978. First day of popular insurrection....
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NICARAGUA. Matagalpa. Muchachos (young rebels) holding barricade....
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NICARAGUA. Matagalpa. Muchachos await the counterattack by the...
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NICARAGUA. Masaya. September 1978. Muchacho wearing wrestling...
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NICARAGUA. Monimbo. 1978. Young boy killed during fighting; wall...
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NICARAGUA. Esteli. September 1978. The fifth day of continuous...
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NICARAGUA. Esteli. National Guard entering Esteli.
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NICARAGUA. Masaya. Seizing government construction truck.
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NICARAGUA. Masaya. Muchacho withdrawing from commercial district...
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NICARAGUA. Esteli. 1979. Townspeople taking goods from burned-out...
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NICARAGUA. Esteli. September 20, 1978. Fleeing the bombing to...
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NICARAGUA. Monimbo. 1979. Monimbo woman carrying her dead husband...
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NICARAGUA. Masaya. Body being burned by the Red Cross to prevent...
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NICARAGUA. Masaya. September, 1978. Returning home.
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NICARAGUA. Esteli. 1979. Toward Sandinista training camp in the...
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NICARAGUA. 1979. Breakfast, rice.
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NICARAGUA. 1979. Woman instructor teaching marksmanship to woman...
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NICARAGUA. Mayasa. 1979. Guard patrol beginning house-to-house...
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NICARAGUA. Cuidad Sandino. 1978. Searching everyone traveling...
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NICARAGUA. February, 1979. Guard on daily patrol in the countryside....
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NICARAGUA. 1979. Paramilitary forces, as extension of National...
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NICARAGUA. 1979. Wall calling for a popular democratic government...
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NICARAGUA. Managua. 1979. Waiting at the central police station...
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NICARAGUA. Masaya. June 8, 1979. Popular forces begin final offensive....
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NICARAGUA. Masaya. 1979. National Guardsmen trapped on main street...
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