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I managed to get hold of some of these photographs..
My personal comment – they are very very powerful .
1957. The first day of Dorothy Counts at the Harry Harding High School in
the United States . Counts was one of the first black students admitted in
the school, and she was no longer able to stand the harassments after 4
2.Assasination (Yasushi Nagao, Japan)
January 12, 1960. A second before the Japanese Socialist Party leader
Asanuma was murdered by an opponent student.
3.Protest (Malcolm W. Browne, USA)
1963. Thich Quang Duc, the Buddhist priest in Southern Vietnam , burns
himself to death protesting the government’s torture policy against priests.
Thich Quang Dug never made a sound or moved while he was burning.