Looking from the outside in - people, place and practice

Sunday, May 27, 2012

10 of the most iconic pictures ever taken

The Titanic sinks. 

Martin Luther King is shot. 

JFK Jr. salutes at his father's funeral. 

Starving girl in Sudan. 

The Afghan girl. 

Man in Tiananmen Square.

A Buddhist monk from Vietnam, burned himself to death at a busy intersection in downtown Saigon to bring attention to the repressive policies of the Catholic Diem regime that controlled the South Vietnamese government at the time. 

Returning to NYC after World War II. 

Murder of a Vietcong by Saigon Police Chief

Hector Pieterson became an icon of the 1976 Soweto uprising in South Africa when he was shot dead in Police retaliation to a student protest.

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