Bang-bang club Photographers scramble in front of US troops during the 1994 invasion of Haiti. (Abbas)

Lightning rod Pope John Paul II roiled France when he visited in 1996. Here, photographers chronicle his mass in Reims. (Abbas)

Covering the world CNN’s Christiane Amanpour concentrates before a take in Isfahan, Iran, 1997. (Abbas)

Infamy Stunned New Yorkers watch—and photograph—the World Trade Center as it burns on 9/11. (Susan Meiselas)

On the brink A French journalist files his story from Peshawar, Pakistan, in October 2011. (Peter Marlow)

Icon Barbara Walters, seen here at ABC studios in 2001, was the first female co-anchor of an evening news. (Bruce Davidson)

Hellfire A fundamentalist pastor prays for Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore, who was dismissed for refusing to remove the Ten Commandments from the courthouse entrance, 2003. (Abbas)

On message Don King spins for the cameras at the GOP convention in New York City. (Larry Towell)

Insiders Thomas Friedman at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, 2006. (Richard Kalvar)

Arab Spring In 2011, protestors used social media to bring events in Cairo’s Tahrir Square to the world. (Alex Majoli)

Toppled A Qaddafi impersonator is recorded by anti-government protestors in Benghazi, Libya, 2011. (Thomas Dworzak)

 

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