1987 Photo Contest, People in the News, 3rd prize

David Turnley

Detroit Free Press / Black Star

01 January, 1986

Winnie Mandela, in traditional dress, peers through the bars of the fence surrounding her home in Soweto, South Africa. Her husband, Nelson Mandela, had been in prison for the last 24 years for his Anti-Apartheid leadership of the African National Congress.

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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