Spring 2012 Catalog Auction > Photo Collection > Americana
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Lot 839: 1972 Pulitzer Prize Winner by Nick Ut
One of the enduring images from the controversial Vietnam War depicts panic-stricken children racing down Route 1 near Ang Bang, about 25 miles northwest of Saigon after a misplaced napalm strike in June of 1972. Photographer Nick Ut won a Pulitzer Prize for the 8x10" wire photo that centers upon a young Vietnamese girl who ripped off burning clothing while fleeing in sheer terror. Includes AP notes.
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