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  •  Yes, the execution by the police chief (5+ / 0-)

    is another iconic photo from the Vietnam era.  There are several "top 10" lists of most famous photos - this particular one has Nick Ut's photo, the one you mentioned and the Burning Monk as well.  Seems strange/wrong to call them iconic, but I have seen them all described as such.

    As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them. John F. Kennedy

    by JaxDem on Sun Apr 28, 2013 at 10:33:19 AM PDT

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      Is another diary.

      Failing to act as Nick Ut had, photographer Kevin Carter was haunted by what he witnessed and committed suicide several months later.

      [Not a sigline. You are hallucinating.]

      by koNko on Mon Apr 29, 2013 at 05:02:13 AM PDT

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      •  I know I could never write that one. (1+ / 0-)
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        I would have nightmares the rest of my life.

        As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them. John F. Kennedy

        by JaxDem on Mon Apr 29, 2013 at 05:14:55 AM PDT

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    •  Yet another (1+ / 0-)
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      Less famous but iconic is the series from which this image of Trần Lệ Xuân ("Madam Nhu") comes:

      Madame Nhu

      Art imitates life.

      Madame Nhu, perhaps, demonstrating her abiding love of liberty?

      [Not a sigline. You are hallucinating.]

      by koNko on Mon Apr 29, 2013 at 05:12:30 AM PDT

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