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Syndication

During the Vietnam War, three photographers earned the Pulitzer Prize for now-iconic images of the war. In 1969 and 1973, the winning photos bluntly depicted the horrors of war; but the 1974 prize was awarded to Slava Veder, who captured the unbridled joy of a family welcoming home a soldier who had been a prisoner of war for six years in Vietnam.

Direct download: NP_20150519.mp3
Category:News & Politics -- posted at: 4:00 AM

AP photographer Eddie Adams captured this brutal moment in the Vietnam War – the execution of a Viet Cong prisoner by the chief of South Vietnam’s national police – and won a Pulitzer Prize. The anti-war movement adopted the image for their cause, but Adams, who kept in touch with the police chief after the war, said the photo wrongly stereotyped the man.

Direct download: NP_20150512.mp3
Category:News & Politics -- posted at: 4:30 AM

The Miami Herald’s Michel du Cille won the Pulitzer Prize for Feature Photography in 1988 for his depiction of the decay and desperation of a housing project caught in the grip of crack cocaine. 

Direct download: NP_20150428.mp3
Category:News & Politics -- posted at: 9:00 AM

New York Times photojournalists recount their experiences documenting the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11 and share their thoughts about the photographs that shook the nation.

Direct download: NP_20150407.mp3
Category:News & Politics -- posted at: 4:00 PM

The latest episode of the Newseum Podcast features an interview with Charles Porter IV, an aspiring journalist who won the Pulitzer Prize for his coverage of the 1995 bombing of a federal building.

Direct download: NP_20150331.mp3
Category:News & Politics -- posted at: 7:44 PM

David C. Turnley discusses his Pulitzer Prize-winning photographs of political uprisings in Eastern Europe and China, especially those documenting the fall of the Berlin Wall.

Direct download: NP_20150324.mp3
Category:News & Politics -- posted at: 4:00 PM

Pulitzer Prize winners Ken Geiger and William Snyder chat about their vibrant photographs that captured the spirit of the Olympics for the readers of The Dallas Morning News

Direct download: NP_20150317.mp3
Category:News & Politics -- posted at: 9:04 PM

Alan Diaz of The Associated Press shares the story behind his gripping photograph of federal agents seizing Elian Gonzalez that became a visual touchstone of the nationally publicized custody battle between the boy’s father in Cuba and relatives in Miami.

Direct download: NP_20150311.mp3
Category:News & Politics -- posted at: 5:25 PM

Three-time Pulitzer Prize winner Stanley Forman talks about his striking photograph showing a protester using an American flag as a weapon in the midst of a Boston anti-busing protest in 1976.

Direct download: NP_20150304.mp3
Category:News & Politics -- posted at: 10:06 PM

Associated Press photojournalist Joe Rosenthal discusses his photograph of Marines planting the American flag in the midst of one of the bloodiest battles of World War II.

Direct download: NP_20150223.mp3
Category:News & Politics -- posted at: 7:04 PM