founding father words: robin aignerphotography: lucien aignerChurchill, Einstein, Eleanor Roosevelt, Haile Selassie. Lucien Aigner shot them all with his early-generation 35MM Leica. Yet the pioneering photojournalist often turned his gaze askew, focusing on the "side lights" of the news. An immigrant and a refugee, my Hungarian-born grandfather (we called him "Daddy's Daddy") was fearless—and at only five-foot-four, he had a diminutive enough presence and massive enough self-confidence to explore every corner of modern society. He called himself a "photo-storyteller," and his candid images of athletes, performers, and everyday people helped broaden the boundaries of an emerging genre. 1 / 52 / 53 / 54 / 55 / 5 share this story If you liked this story consider purchasing Victory Journal where it was first printed.