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The Picture Taker

Season 24 Episode 7 | 1hr 25m 44s

The vibrant life of Ernest Withers—civil rights photographer, and FBI informant—was anything but black and white. From his Memphis studio, Withers' nearly 2 million images were a treasured record of Black history but his legacy was complicated by decades of secret FBI service revealed only after his death. Was he a friend of the civil rights community, or enemy—or both?

Aired: 01/29/23 | Expires: 03/01/23
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