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.
4.Death (Hictor Rondsn Lovera, Venezuela)
1962. A soldier shot by a sniper hangs onto a priest in his last moments.
5.Vietnam War (Kyoichi Sawada, Japan)
1965. A mom and her children try to cross the river in South Vietnam in an
attempt to run away from the American bombs.
6.Vietnam War (Kyoichi Sawada, Japan)
1966. U.S. troops in South Vietnam are dragging a dead Vietkong soldier.
7.Vietnam War (Eddie Adams, USA)
February 1, 1968. South Vietnam police chief Nguyen Ngoc Loan shots a young
man, whom he suspects to be a Viet Kong soldier.
1972. After South Vietnam planes accidentally drop a bomb on a town.
9.Assasination of Salvador Allende, Chili (Unknown photographer)
1973. A few seconds before Chile ’s elected president Salvador Allende is
dead during the coup.
10.Accident (Stanley Forman, USA)
1975. A woman and a girl falling down after the fire escape collapses.
11.Hunger in Uganda (Michael Wells, U.K.)
1980. A kid in Uganda about to die of hunger, and a missionaire.
12.Seizure of the Spain Parliament (Manuel Pirez Barriopedro, Spain)
February 23, 1981. Colonel Molina ve military police seizes the Parliament
building in Spain . The photographer did not expect the scene, and hid the
films in his shoe.
13.Dead bodies of the Palestianian refugees in Lebanon (Robin Moyer, USA)
1982. Palestinian refugees murdered in Beirut , Lebanon ….
14.South Korea (Anthony Suau, USA)
1987. A mother in South Korea apologizes and asks for forgiveness for his
son who was arrested after attending a protest. He was protesting the
alleged manipulations in the general elections.
15.Protest in China (Charlie Cole, USA)
1989. A young man in China stands before the tanks during protests for
16.Hunger in Somalia (James Nachtwey, USA)
1992. A mother in Somalia holds the body of her child who died of hunger.
17.Torture in Rwanda (James Nachtwey, USA)
1994. A man who was tortured by the soldiers since he was suspected to have
spoken with the Tutsi rebels.
18.Civil War in Angola (Francesco Zizola, Italy)
1996. Kids who are shocked by the civil war in Angola …
19.Dead Afghan kid(Erik Refner, Denmark)
2001. An Afghani refugee kid’s body is being prepared for the funeral in
20.Digging graves in Iran after the earthquake (Eric Grigorian, USA)
2002. Soldiers and villagers in Iran are digging graves for the victims of
the earthquake. A kid holds his father’s pants before he is buried.
21.Iraqi prisoner with his child (Jean-Marc Bouju, France)
2003. An Iraqi prisoner of war tries to calm down his child.