Jack Randolph Thornell (born August 29, 1939) is an American photographer. He won a Pulitzer Prize for his photo of James Meredith after the activist was attacked and wounded by a sniper during his June 1966 March Against Fear in Mississippi.
Thornell was born in Vicksburg, Mississippi. He served in the Army Signal Corps. He worked as a photographer for the Jackson Daily News (1960–1964), and for decades for the Associated Press.
He married Carolyn Wilson in 1964; they had children Candice and Jay Randolph.
The Pulitzer Prize for Feature Photography is one of the American Pulitzer Prizes annually awarded for journalism. It recognizes a distinguished example of feature photography in black and white or color, which may consist of a photograph or photographs, a sequence or an album.
Michel du Cille was a Jamaican-born American photojournalist who won three Pulitzer Prizes. He shared the 1986 Pulitzer Prize for Spot News Photography with fellow Miami Herald staff photographer Carol Guzy for their coverage of the November 1985 eruption of Colombia's Nevado del Ruiz volcano. He won the 1988 Feature Photography Pulitzer for a photo essay on crack cocaine addicts in a Miami housing project. The Washington Post received the 2008 Pulitzer Prize for Public Service for his work, with reporters Dana Priest and Anne Hull, "in exposing mistreatment of wounded veterans at Walter Reed Hospital, evoking a national outcry and producing reforms by federal officials."
The March Against Fear was a major 1966 demonstration in the Civil Rights Movement in the South. Activist James Meredith launched the event on June 5, 1966, intending to make a solitary walk from Memphis, Tennessee, to Jackson, Mississippi, a distance of 220 miles, to counter the continuing racism in the Mississippi Delta after passage of federal civil rights legislation in the previous two years and to encourage African Americans in the state to register to vote. He invited only individual black men to join him and did not want it to be a large media event dominated by major civil rights organizations.
David Hume Kennerly is an American photographer and photojournalist. He won the 1972 Pulitzer Prize for Feature Photography for his portfolio of photographs taken of the Vietnam War, Cambodia, East Pakistani refugees near Calcutta, and the Ali-Frazier fight in Madison Square Garden on March 8, 1971. He has also photographed every American president since Richard Nixon.
David Carl Turnley is an American photographer, winner of the Pulitzer Prize, two World Press Photos of the Year, and the Robert Capa Award for Courage.
The following are the Pulitzer Prizes for 1967.
Horst Faas was a German photo-journalist and two-time Pulitzer Prize winner. He is best known for his images of the Vietnam War.
Stanley Joseph Forman is an American photojournalist, who won the Pulitzer Prize for Spot News Photography two years in a row while working at the Boston Herald American.
Nathaniel Fein was a photographer for the New York Herald Tribune for 33 years. Fein is known for photographing Babe Ruth towards the end of his life, winning the 1949 Pulitzer Prize for his photograph "The Babe Bows Out."
Milton E. "Pete" Brooks was the winner of the first Pulitzer Prize for photography in 1942.
Damon Winter is a New York based photographer who specializes in documentary, editorial, and travel photography. He received a Pulitzer Prize for feature photography in 2009 while with The New York Times.
Matthew Lewis is an American photojournalist who won a Pulitzer Prize for his 1975 work with The Washington Post.
Alan Diaz was an American photographer who won the 2001 Pulitzer Prize for Breaking News Photography for his photograph of the United States Border Patrol's BORTAC team's seizure of Elian Gonzalez.
Daniel Berehulak is an Australian photographer and photojournalist based in Mexico City.
Frank E. "Pappy" Noel was an Associated Press photographer and the winner of the 1943 Pulitzer Prize for Photography, the second winner of that prize.
Earle L. "Buddy" Bunker was a photographer for the Omaha World-Herald and one of the two winners of the 1944 Pulitzer Prize for Photography.
William M. Gallagher was an American photographer who won the 1953 Pulitzer Prize for Photography for his photograph of presidential candidate Adlai Stevenson II. Gallagher was a photographer for 27 years with the Flint Journal in Flint, Michigan.
Sergey Igorevich Ponomarev is a Russian photographer.
Clarence J. Williams is an American photojournalist who worked for the Los Angeles Times from 1996 to 2003. He won the Pulitzer Prize in 1998 for feature photography.
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