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Dirck Halstead

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Date of Interview

2010-11-14

Interviewer

Stephen McKiernan

Interviewee

Halstead, Dirck, 1936-

Biographical Text

Dirck Halstead (1936-2022) was a photojournalist, editor, and publisher of The Digital Journalist. Halstead started photojournalism in high school and at the age of 17, he worked with Life Magazine to cover the Guatemalan Civil War. He worked at United Press International (UPI) for 15 years after attending Haverford College. He has dedicated his life to photography and has created some great pieces of work.

Duration

01:58:45

Language

English

Digital Publisher

Binghamton University Libraries

Digital Format

audio/mp4

Accessibility

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Original Format

MicroCassette

Material Type

Sound

Interview Format

Audio

Subject LCSH

Photojournalists;
Editors;
Publishers;
Halstead, Dirck, 1936--Interviews

Rights Statement

This audio file and digital image may only be used for educational purposes. Please cite as: McKiernan Interviews, Special Collections, Binghamton University Libraries, Binghamton University, State University of New York. For usage beyond fair use please contact the Binghamton University Libraries Special Collections for more information.

Keywords

Photojournalism; Vietnam; United Press International (UPI); Military draft; Tet Offensive; End of the Vietnam War; Dangers of Photographing War; Racism; Sexism; Drug Culture; Beatles; Rolling Stones; Apocalypse Now (film); Platoon (film); Richard Nixon; China; United States Military; Draft; Harry Truman; Dwight D. Eisenhower.

Files

Dirck Halstead (1).jpg

Citation

“Dirck Halstead,” Digital Collections, accessed July 6, 2022, https://omeka.binghamton.edu/omeka/items/show/955.