Tag Archives: Trinity Site

Craig Varjabedian: Photographing White Sands

June 15, 2018 - Photographer Craig Varjabedian says it is challenging to photograph a place like White Sands National Monument because the landscape is always changing. His new book “Into the Great White Sands” features images of the land, plants and historical sites at the nearby White Sands Missile Range. This week he sits down with producer Sarah Gustavus to talk about the book and his legacy as a photographer in New Mexico. 

The Line: Trinity Downwinders

Image: SCFiasco

July 17, 2015 – The first atomic bomb was tested in New Mexico 70 years ago and a group of people, known as the Trinity Downwinders, continue to ask the federal government to study how the test affected the health of people who were in the area at that time.

Our line opinion panelists shared their thoughts this week on the anniversary of the test and a series of stories that ran recently in the Santa Fe New Mexican.

LINE PANELISTS:
Mark Boitano, former New Mexico state senator
Sophie Martin, attorney and editor of dukecityfix.com
Rob Nikolewski, Watchdog.org
Laura Sanchez-Rivét, attorney Sanchez Legal Solutions

 

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Santa Fe New Mexican: Trinity

Associated Press: 70 years after atomic bomb test, N.M. residents still affected