Ansel Adams: Capturing the Majesty of Nature

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CBS News Correspondent Conor Knighton visits an exhibition on the artist's work, "Ansel Adams: In Our Time," currently on view at the de Young Museum in San Francisco.

Japanese-American Internment: Ansel Adams Exhibit Delayed 75 Years

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In 1943 and 1944, Ansel Adams documented one of the darkest chapters in American history, the incarceration of Japanese-American citizens during WWII. The resulting exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art, titled "Born Free and Equal," was met with considerable controversy, causing the closing of the exhibit and the destruction of the related books in 1945.

Ansel Adams, Photographer

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Adams, Ansel (Feb. 20 1902 — Apr. 22, 1984), photographer and environmentalist, was born in San Francisco, California, the son of Charles Hitchcock Adams, a businessman, and Olive Bray. The grandson of a wealthy timber baron, Adams grew up in a house set amid the sand dunes of the Golden Gate.