Introduction to the artist and a project proposal

Editor’s Note: Brian Buckner’s photographic exhibition, “Decisive Moment: Hidden Jewels of the Andes” opens Thursday, June 28 at 7 p.m. at the Museo de la Ciudad, corner of Gran Colombia and Benigno Malo. The exhibit continues through July 31. Everyone loves a good story, and some of the best ones are true. Get something warm to drink and settle in, because you’re about to hear a doozy. This story begins at Barksdale Air Force Base in Shreveport, Louisiana. The date is May 7, 1955. We are watching an event unfold which will set in motion a trajectory whose terminus is…

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