The Children of Rome
Photographs by Jeffrey Blankfort
In January 1966, San Francisco-based photojournalist Jeffrey Blankfort, arrived in Rome on the first of his many trips to Italy, where he stayed for six months, learning the language, enjoying the food and the city's remarkable beauty but most of all its people and, in particular, its children.
his return from Italy, Blankfort began photographing the emerging political
struggles of the time, among them the protests against the war in Vietnam and
the Black Panthers. His photographs have been published in TIME, Newsweek,
Rolling Stone, Saturday Evening Post, New York Times, Ramparts, San Francisco
Chronicle and major publications in Europe, including L'Espresso and