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Richard Avedon's power portraits

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Richard Avedon was one of the most successful portrait photographers that America has produced.

Paul Roth, curator of photography at the Corcoran Gallery in Washington, offers a tour of an exhibition dedicated to Avedon's work, which includes many icons of American politics.

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