Yasmeen Ghauri photographed by Patrick Demarchelier for US Vogue, May 1990.
First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt in the pages of the L.A. Times shortly after her husband’s inauguration, courtesy of our history Tumblr.
Eleanor Roosevelt, then the brand-new first lady, walked to church by herself, “shattering another precedent,” on March 12, 1933. This item was published in the L.A. Times the following day. (Her husband had just been sworn in earlier that month, on March 4.)
More from our archives: Here’s Mrs. Roosevelt five years later, during a tour of government relief activities in L.A., and back in L.A. for the 1960 Democratic National Convention in 1960.
Richard Brody on “Manakamana,” a documentary set entirely within the capsules of a cable-car line in Nepal: http://nyr.kr/QrDPC7
“Three local rock musicians travel to the shrine with a lighthearted, cynical air, twiddling their camera and casually joking, whereas two traditional musicians, chatting about the financing of the cable cars and talking about the noteworthy sal trees below (which other voyagers had discussed as well), take out their sarangis (four-stringed violin-like instruments, played with a bow) and, after tuning them, break into an earthy and soulful sort of Central Asian bluegrass that seems both inspired and sanctified by the presence of the land and the proximity of the temple”