"The Soiling of Old Glory" - Anti-Busing demonstration, Boston, April 5, 1976
© Stanley Forman
Via NBC 10 Boston
By Ronnie Forchheimer
Published Nov 27, 2018
While Landsmark concedes he will be forever associated with the Pulitzer Prize-winning photo, he prefers to be recognized for his accomplishments as a community leader in Boston. In an odd twist, being at the center of one of the most significant civil rights photographs in history elevated Landsmark’s profile and gave him the chance to pursue social justice on behalf of many Bostonians."
"On the way to the hospital, I had a few minutes to gather my thoughts to think, ‘something weird has just happened to me and I think it was an anti-busing demonstration and I think somebody just tried to kill me with the American flag’." --Ted Landsmark