Newseum Podcast Pulitzer Photos Series Continues

Irwin Thompson

Hurricane Katrina made landfall with a vengeance, wrenching the roof off Backyard Bar B Que, 10 miles west of New Orleans. (Irwin Thompson/The Dallas Morning News)

The latest episode of the Newseum Podcast’s Pulitzer Prize Photos series is now available! The new series of episodes, hosted by Frank Bond and Sonya Gavankar, features conversations with the award-winning photographers who captured some of the most memorable photographs in recent history to explore the story behind the image.

In this week’s episode, photographers Irwin Thompson, Smiley Pool and Michael Ainsworth discuss their covering Hurricane Katrina for The Dallas Morning News. The staff of the Morning News received the Pulitzer Prize for Breaking News Photography in 2006 for its collection of striking images showing the devastating storm’s aftermath in New Orleans.

Future episodes in the Pulitzer Photo series will feature the fall of the Berlin Wall, triumphant moments from the 1992 Summer Olympics, and the challenges of covering the terror of Sept. 11. Subscribe to the Newseum Podcast on iTunes and never miss an episode!

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