Pulitzer Prize Photography 1977: Neal Ulevich, Associated Press, disorder and brutality in the streets of Bangkok.

Pulitzer Prize Photography 1977: Neal Ulevich, Associated Press, disorder and brutality in the streets of Bangkok.

Tragedy by the Sea

1955 Pulitzer Prize, Photography, John L. Gaunt, Los Angeles Times

Down by the water, Gaunt finds a distraught young couple by the shoreline. Moments before, their 19-month-old son was playing happily in their yard. Somehow, he wandered down to the
beach. He was swept away by the fierce tide.

The little boy is gone. There is nothing anyone can do. Gaunt, who has a daughter about the same age, takes four quick photographs of the grieving couple. "As I made the…

Tragedy by the Sea 1955 Pulitzer Prize, Photography, John L. Gaunt, Los Angeles Times Down by the water, Gaunt finds a distraught young couple by the shoreline. Moments before, their 19-month-old son was playing happily in their yard. Somehow, he wandered down to the beach. He was swept away by the fierce tide. The little boy is gone. There is nothing anyone can do. Gaunt, who has a daughter about the same age, takes four quick photographs of the grieving couple. "As I made the…

Pulitzer Prize photography by Nick Ut.  June 8, 1972, napalm attack near Trang Bang, Vietnam. Fleeing children with a terrified girl (Kim Phuc), who had ripped off her burning clothes.

Pulitzer Prize photography by Nick Ut. June 8, 1972, napalm attack near Trang Bang, Vietnam. Fleeing children with a terrified girl (Kim Phuc), who had ripped off her burning clothes.

Pulitzer Prize Photography 1977: Stanley Forman, Boston Herald American - youth using the flag as a lance in street disorders

Pulitzer Prize Photography 1977: Stanley Forman, Boston Herald American - youth using the flag as a lance in street disorders

The Kiss of Life 1968 Pulitzer Prize, Spot News Photography, Rocco Morabito, Jacksonville Journal     July 17, 1967: Air conditioners hum all over Horida. In Jacksonville, they overwhelm the electrical system and knock out the power. Jacksonville Journal photographer Rocco Morabito is on his way to photograph a railroad strike when he notices Jacksonville Electric Authority linemen high up on the poles. "I passed these men working and went on to my assignment," says Morabito. "I took eight…

The Kiss of Life 1968 Pulitzer Prize, Spot News Photography, Rocco Morabito, Jacksonville Journal July 17, 1967: Air conditioners hum all over Horida. In Jacksonville, they overwhelm the electrical system and knock out the power. Jacksonville Journal photographer Rocco Morabito is on his way to photograph a railroad strike when he notices Jacksonville Electric Authority linemen high up on the poles. "I passed these men working and went on to my assignment," says Morabito. "I took eight…

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