Tuesday, November 19, 2013
50 years ago this week, part 2: The picture
It's not often that one can say that the New York Daily News did, or does, journalism proud, but they did with this, a picture of John F. Kennedy Jr. saluting the casket of his slain father.
This picture became one of the most iconic photographs of the 20th Century.
The Daily News has an article about the photograph here.
Another of the most iconic photographs of the 20th Century won the Pulitzer that year, a picture of Jack Ruby shooting and killing Lee Harvey Oswald. However, looking back, as significant as that one was, I think that this one has a far greater emotional impact.