The Press: Two Came Home

During the long months of truce talks at Panmunjom, the closest links between U.S. prisoners of war and their families back home were pictures taken in Korean prison camps by Associated Press's Pulitzer Prizewinning* Photographer Frank Noel. It was a strange sort of beat. Noel, himself a P.W. since his 1950 capture while covering the Marines at Chosin Reservoir, used a Speed Graphic and films forwarded by A.P. through the Panmunjom camp. Censored by both Chinese and U.S. military, his pictures of beaming C.I.s seemed at once good propaganda to the Communists and...

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