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Andrew Lichtenstein


Andrew Lichtenstein, a native of New York City, is a documentary photographer who works on long term stories of social concern. Over the last decade he has concentrated on photographing in America.

As a photographer and journalist, Andrew's work on a wide variety of subjects has appeared in newspapers, magazines, web sites, and books. His photographs have been exhibited around the world, including shows in the UAE, China, Italy, and France.

He has helped produce multimedia stories for MSNBC, NPR, and Slate. A partial list of publications he has worked for on editorial assignments includes Time, Newsweek, U.S. News and World Report, Die Zeit, Stern, Mother Jones, Atlantic Monthly, Life, Rolling Stone, Vibe, Texas Monthly, the New York Times, and the Village Voice.

Foundation and advertising clients have included the Open Society Institute, Human Rights Watch, the Ford Foundation, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Sarah Lawrence College, the AFL-CIO, AFSCME, and UMWA.

In 2007, Charta published his first book, Never Coming Home.

Never Coming Home by Andrew Lichtenstein, Zachary Barr and Tim Klimowicz

For each of the more than four thousand U.S. soldiers killed in Iraq, there is an American family undone by grief. Never Coming Home takes us inside these families, to meet the people and sift through the emotions that are left behind.