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  • Jahangir Razmi Wins Recognition For Pulitzer Photo

    12/07/2006 9:29:51 PM PST · by nuconvert · 8 replies · 1,236+ views
    WSJ ^ | Dec. 8, 2006
    Jahangir Razmi Wins Recognition For Pulitzer Photo By EMILY STEELDecember 8, 2006; Page B3 More than a quarter of a century after an anonymous photograph of an Iranian firing squad won the 1980 Pulitzer Prize for Spot News Photography, the Pulitzer Prize Board has said it will award the certificate and $10,000 cash prize to Iranian photographer Jahangir Razmi.The board said it will revise its records to grant Mr. Razmi his prize and invite him to the awards ceremony in New York May 21 at Columbia University, whose journalism school hosts the prizes. (Read the board's statement.)The identity of Mr. Razmi was...
  • Anonymous Pulitzer Photographer Identified After 27 Years (Iranian photo of Kurd executions)

    12/03/2006 7:00:25 AM PST · by nuconvert · 40 replies · 4,890+ views
    WallSt.Journal ^ | Josh Prager
    Iranian photographer Jahangir Razmi, took 70 pictures of an execution in Kurdistan on Aug. 27, 1979. One picture (No. 20, below) won the Pulitzer Prize. It was, however, awarded to an unnamed photographer -- the only anonymous recipient in the 90-year history of the award. Mr. Razmi preserved 27 of the photos on a contact sheet and stowed it away in his home. Below are those photos -- made public for the first time. Photos: VIDEO - interview of WSJ reporter's story about identifying the photographer