The Burning Monk – Infographic

On June 11, 1963, AP Saigon correspondent Malcolm Browne captured the only news photographs of the ritual suicide of Buddhist monk Thich Quang Duc. In a pre-digital world, it took a remarkable 15 hours over 9,000 miles of WirePhoto cable for the image to become breaking news. “The Ultimate Protest” has since become one of the most iconic photographs of the Vietnam War.

The Burning Monk