Jeff Widener, Pulitzer Prize-nominated photographer of the infamous “Tank Man” will be speaking to the community Saturday, May 2, 2p.m. at the International District/Chinatown Community Center (719 8th Ave. S., Seattle).
Widener will be discussing “Tank Man” known for its striking portrayal of a single figure that stops a lineup of tanks after the Tiananmen Square protests of 1989. He had to elude Chinese security to take and send the iconic photograph to the Associated Press. Widener will also be discussing other images and experiences from major stories he covered in his career, from the Gulf War to the Khmer Rouge. (end)