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Dorothea Lange photographed this California farm worker, 32, just after she sold her tent and the tires off her car to buy food for her seven children.
Much of the attack is familiar from oft-seen TV footage, but this photo has come to represent America’s enduring pride of place. The flag later flew from the USS Theodore Roosevelt near Afghanistan and was later given to New York.
s hunt seal 1969
Duncan Cameron photographed a Canadian seal hunter killing a baby seal while its mother watches in the background. Many customers stopped buying fur, some countries banned seal-fur imports from Canada.
napalM striKe 1972
Nick Ut photographed South Vietnamese children burned by Napalm, which had accidently been dropped by South Vietnamese planes. After the photo, Ut doused the naked Kim Phuc with water and rushed her to the hospital. Phuc, who lives in Toronto, credits Ut with saving her life.
The plane lands, the door opened, the Beatles popped out, and there, up above, was photographer Harry Benson, directing the Fab 4s’ historic arrival on American soil.
Jesse Owens salutes his American flag after winning the long jump, while secondplace Luz Long salutes the Reich, as all German athletes were instructed to do. AP Photo.
Beatles arrive in 1964
fallen soldier 1936
Kevin Carter’s PulitzerPrize winning photo taken in 1994 during the Sudan famine. The picture depicts a famine-stricken child being stalked by a vulture. The child is moving towards a United Nations food camp. Three months later, Kevin Carter committed suicide.
sudan faMine 1994 execution of viet cong guerilla Nguyen Ngoc Loan executed a prisoner who was said to be a Viet Cong captain. Eddie Adams won a Pulitzer Prize for this photo and it turned the public opinion against the war.
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Perhaps the most famous war photograph of all time and it is certainly one of the most controversial. Some people believe that this photograph is staged.
tiananMen square 1989
A hunger strike by 3,000 students in Beijing had grown to a protest of more than a million as the injustices of a nation cried for reform. This young man simply would not move, standing with his meager bags before a line of tanks. The tank driver refused to crush the man. Stuart Franklin photo.