From The Publisher: Oct 25 1989


You have seen them on the margins of history: cameras slung over their shoulders, vests bulging with film canisters, heads bent forward as they focus in and fire away. Since the invention of photography 150 years ago, photojournalists have been pointing their lenses at battles, fires, heroes, villains and the world at large. This Special Collector's Edition of TIME celebrates the most memorable images of that visual heritage.

150 Years of Photojournalism is a first for TIME: a single-topic, single- advertiser issue that is being sent free of charge to all 4.3 million subscribers. (The issue will also be on sale...

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