Dienstag, 5. Februar 2013

Die Wahrheit über das Bild von Addi Adams 1968


    • I won a Pulitzer Prize in 1969 for a photograph of one man shooting another. Two people died in that photograph: the recipient of the bullet and GENERAL NGUYEN NGOC LOAN. The general killed the Viet Cong; I killed the general with my camera. Still photographs are the most powerful weapon in the world. People believe them, but photographs do lie, even without manipulation. They are only half-truths. What the photograph didn't say was, "What would you do if you were the general at that time and place on that hot day, and you caught the so-called bad guy after he...

 Die Exekution wurde damit gerechtfertigt, dass der gefangene Vietcong-Kämpfer zuvor an der Ermordung von Familienangehörigen der südvietnamesischen Polizeikräfte beteiligt gewesen sei.

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