You might not have heard the name Burk Uzzle – if you did, you’d remember it. But it’s likely that you’ve seen his work.
He has been a professional photographer for more than 60 years. His iconic photos include pictures from the memorial for Martin Luther King Jr., and the picture that became the album cover for the soundtrack to the movie “Woodstock.”
Now, after decades away, he is back home in North Carolina, embarking on a huge project about race in the South. At 81 years old, he still burns to create.
Let's keep the conversation going. Who do you want to hear from next on the SouthBound podcast?
- Uzzle's website, with galleries of many of his photos
- A story from The Bitter Southerner
- The Woodstock couple, 40 years later
Other music from this episode:
Charles Atlas, "Photosphere"
Nineteen Eight Eight, "Photograph of U"
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