“All quiet along the Potomac” Mathew Brady’s cameraman, Thomas Le Mere, thought that a standing pose of the president would be popular. Lincoln wondered if it could be accomplished in one shot, and this is the successful result. It was taken on April 17, 1863
John Lennon's glasses, posted today (3.20.13) by Yoko Ono on her Twitter acount. She tweeted "Over 1,057,000 people have been killed by guns in the USA since John Lennon was shot and killed on December 8, 1980."
Year1963 PhotographerMalcolm W. Browne NationalityUSA Organization / PublicationThe Associated Press CategoryWorld Press Photo of the Year PrizeWorld Press Photo of the Year Date10-06-1963 CountryVietnam PlaceSaigon CaptionBuddhist monk Thich Quang Duc sets himself ablaze in protest against the persecution of Buddhists by the South Vietnamese government.