Pulizter Prize Photo Gallery Must See

Yesterday,I had the pleasure of attending the Pulitzer Prize photo gallery at the Daegu National Museum. “Capture the Moment: The Pulitzer Prize Photographs” are breathtaking, taking you back through years of history starting from the 1940’s until today. I felt like I was home again, reliving history. It ends this Sunday, so go check it out!

One of the few happy photographs

 

Grief: a woman in flooded Gonaives, Haiti, tries cleaning clothes and dishes in muddy water just days after Tropical Storm Hannah hit the country

 

“Bound to El Norte” (above), is part of photojournalist Don Bartletti’s Pulitzer prize-winning series “Enrique’s Journey.” Many of these teenagers come to America through a dangerous trek, searching for the mothers that left them out of necessity.

In this Pulitzer Prize-winning photo from Sept. 7, 1965, a Vietnamese mother and her children wade across a river, fleeing a bombing raid on Qui Nhon by United States aircraft

 

In 1973, the Lamaze method of natural childbirth was relatively new and unusual -- not only in Topeka, but in much of the United States.

 

Apprentice lineman J.D. Thompson is breathing life into the mouth of another apprentice lineman, Randall G. Champion, who hangs unconscious after receiving a jolt of high voltage. Rocco Morabito won the 1968 Pulitzer Prize for Spot Photography for this photograph – “The Kiss of Life.”

Daegu National Museum

70 Hwanggeum 1(il)-dong, Suseong-gu, Daegu
South Korea
053-768-6051

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4 thoughts on “Pulizter Prize Photo Gallery Must See

  1. It’s 2013, I still have that copy of the POW coming home from Vietnam. It hung on my bulletin board in my closet until I moved to college in 1979, I took it with me. I worn my POW bracelet until the day I got married in 1987. Lt Col. Donald Westbrook never came home.

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