Tuesday, May 29, 2007

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.

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