1977 Pulitzer Prize for Spot News Photography
Courtesy Stanley J. Forman
Anti-busing demonstration at City Hall in Boston, April 6, 1976, showing
a protestor using the American flag as a lance.
Forman took this while working for the Boston Herald American.
Forman believes that breaking news keeps him at the
top of his game. He began as a freelance photographer and then worked for
the Boston Herald American. There, he became the only photographer
to win consecutive Pulitzer Prizes for spot news. The first covered a Boston
fire, and the second a confrontation at an anti-busing rally. Forman shared
a third Pulitzer with the Herald American photography staff for its
coverage of the 1978 New England blizzard. His photo credits include
Newsweek, Time, Life, and Photography Annual.
He was a Nieman Fellow in Journalism at Harvard University. His work has been
recognized by Sigma Delta Chi, the University of Missouri, the Headliners Club, and
World Press. Today he is an Emmy-winning news cameraman for WCVB-TV in Boston.
[Source: "Capture the Moment: The Pulitzer Prize Photographs" Catalog]