50 years ago today: the burning monk in Saigon

June 11, 2013 | Source: Monroe Gallery of Photography

Fifty years ago today, an Associated Press correspondent made a series of photographs that would shock a president and impact U.S. policy on the Vietnam War.

Associated Press: The Burning Monk: A defining moment photographed by AP’s Malcolm Browne

NBC News PhotoBlog:  Burning monk photo: How a moment became breaking news in 15 hours

Time LightBox: Malcolm Browne: The Story Behind The Burning Monk

Exhibition: 1963

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