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photoTwenty five years after the publication of her groundbreaking work "On Photography" Susan Sontag revisits the themes of war and cycles of violence in her new book, "Regarding the Pain of Others." The power of images to capture horror and atrocities--and why they sting to the depths of our humanity.

Guests:

Susan Sontag, writer and author of the new book, "Regarding the Pain of Others"

Jack Beatty, On Point news analyst and senior editor at The Atlantic Monthly.

This program aired on May 8, 2003.

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