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Bernie Boston ‘Flower Power’

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Bernie Boston, a newspaper photographer best known for his iconic 1960s picture of a Vietnam War protester placing flowers in soldiers’ gun barrels at a rally, has died last tuesday. Boston’s photograph, “Flower Power,” took the picture at an anti-war protest in Washington on Oct. 22, 1967. He was also a Pulitzer Prize finalist for a 1987 photograph of Coretta Scott King unveiling a bust of her late husband, Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., in the U.S. Capitol.

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Written by Ilari Valbonesi

January 24th, 2008 at 4:40 pm

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