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Subject: Re: [Leica] Tienamin Square Photo
From: john <>
Date: Thu, 01 Jun 2000 20:24:08 +0100
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Harrison Mcclary wrote:
> Dan,
> I believe the photo you are referring to was made by Stuart Franklin of
> Magnum.  Won 3rd place in POY 1989 Spot News category.  There is a B&W shot
> of it (the original was in color) on page 98 of THE BEST OF PHOTOJOURNALISM
> XV   (Running Press ISBN 0-89471-874-6) the book published by the University
> of Missouri each year after the competition.  You local college may have a
> copy in their library, esp if they have a photo sequence.
> once upon a time Dan Post wrote:
> > One of the most striking images in my lifetime, albeit a TV image, was the
> > young man standing in front of the tanks in Tienamin Square. I am sure that
> > this image will be interpreted many ways in the future ("The defendant is
> > shown in this exhibit committing a terrorist act against the People, and the
> > People's Army....) but it was thanks to some PJ that we do have it.
> --
> Harrison McClary
I thought this shot was made on vidio tape. Was it?
John Shick

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