The Canadian Press

1994-04-12 | Pulitzer-Watson

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Paul Watson of the Toronto Star received the Pulitzer Prize for spot news photography. He was selected for his photo of an American soldier's body being dragged through the streets of Mogadishu, Somalia. Watson and his two bodyguards came across the scene in the hours after an intense UN attack on the city. Watson insisted on going back and taking another photograph of the body -- that was the one that ended up winning a Pulitzer prize.

Date: 1994-04-12
Placeline: Toronto, ON, Canada
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 12 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << and we've heard crowd explained why work when I want to take photographs the crowd parted but took about six photographs maybe over fifteen seconds cargo hospital my guards will be back in the car and I realized that the time and I didn't have a photographic views because I had a full body shot some of the corpses naked and the underwear was pulled to one side >>

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