Ep 62: Pulitzer Prize Winning Photographer David Hume Kennerly

From Vietnam to iPhones, David Hume Kennerly has been a photographer on the front lines of history for fifty years. At 25 he was one of the youngest winners of the Pulitzer Prize in Journalism.

From Vietnam to iPhones, David Hume Kennerly has been a photographer on the front lines of history for fifty years. At 25 he was one of the youngest winners of the Pulitzer Prize in Journalism. Kennerly’s 1972 award for Feature Photography included images of the Ali v. Frazier World Heavyweight Championship at Madison Square Garden, the Vietnam and Cambodia wars, and refugees escaping from East Pakistan into India. Two years later Kennerly was appointed President Gerald R. Ford’s chief White House photographer. His book, Extraordinary Circumstances: The Presidency of Gerald R. Ford, is a masterpiece in presidential photography.

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Easter Sunday near Khe Sanh, 1971



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