27 Years After Awarded, a Pulitzer Prize Acknowledged (NYT)
In 1979, photographer Jahangir Razmi stood nearby as executioners shot Kurdish prisoners in Iran. A picture he took for an Iranian newspaper was picked up by United Press International and published worldwide. To protect the photographer, his name was not printed. But the image proved so compelling that it was awarded the 1980 Pulitzer Prize. Last Monday Razmi finally received his award.
Monday, May 28, 2007
"The nurse skillfully ajusted the scale with several quick sweeps of her fingertips until it finally settled at 126 1/2.
"127" she said out loud.
I glared at her. Why did she think I'd wanted Marcuse to turn around. "Looked like 126 1/2 to me," I said.
She ignored me, recording 127 on my chart.