Over the last 50 years, Arthur Pollock has photographed some of the landmark events in our country’s history, including Vietnam War protests and the Challenger Space Shuttle explosion. He has also documented countless day to day stories and features for some of the country’s top news outlets.
In the early 1980s Arthur joined the staff of the Boston Herald, and over the course of his career has been the recipient of numerous awards including the World Press Award and the National Press Photographers Association Picture of the Year award. He is currently an assistant photo editor at the Boston Herald.
A collection of Arthur’s work was recently published by his son, Jesse Pollock, through Un Piano Books. I spoke with Arthur over the phone about his career as a photojournalist and his book.
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