1986 Photo Contest, People in the News, 1st prize

David Turnley

Detroit Free Press / Black Star / Life

01 January, 1985

Bishop Desmond Tutu reading the newspapers in bed at home in Soweto, Johannesburg. In the face of official entrenchment in defense of the system of apartheid, which claimed hundreds of victims in 1985, Bishop Tutu continued the peace-making efforts that brought him the 1984 Nobel Peace Prize.

About the photographer

David Turnley

American photojournalist David C. Turnley (Fort Wayne, Indiana, 1955) is the winner of two World Press Photo of the Year awards, one Pulitzer Prize, and the Overseas Press Club’s...

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