THE OTHER SIDE OF THE LENS

JAMES NACHTWEY'S CAMERA TAKES HIM -- AND US -- TO THE HEART OF HUMAN SUFFERING

A week before the April 1994 elections that plucked South Africa from the brink of civil war and invested Nelson Mandela as its first democratic leader, government troops opened fire on a group of journalists near Johannesburg. As South African photographer Greg Marinovich fell to the ground, wounded, American photographer James Nachtwey began pulling him to safety. Then Nachtwey noticed that another colleague, Ken Oosterbroek, had also been hit. "I laid Greg down, told him I'd be back, and as I was crawling to Ken, one of the soldiers fired," recalls Nachtwey. cnn caught what came next. As he scrambled across...

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