(11760) Portrait, Taro Yamasaki, Detroit, 1981

Taro Yamasaki celebrating after winning the Pulitzer Prize for feature photography, Detroit, Michigan.

Left to right: David Lawrence Jr. (executive editor), Sandy White (director of graphics), Taro Yamasaki, Neal Shine (managing editor).

Photograph’s caption: “(DT-1) DETROIT, April 14 -- SURPRISE-- Detroit Free Press photographer Taro Yamasaki, 35, reacts to a kiss from Sandy White, director of graphics, during Monday’s celebration in the newspaper’s city room after announcement that he had won the Pulitzer Prize for feature photography. They are flanked by David Lawrence Jr., executive editor and Neal Shine, managing editor (right). The award was for a picture essay depicting life at Southern Michigan Prison, the world’s largest walled prison. (AP LASERPHOTO)(ras22200stf/sheinwald) Slug/Pulitzer-Journalism 1981.”

(11760) Portrait, Taro Yamasaki, Detroit, 1981
April 1981
Tony Spina