• Charlie Cole, Photojournalist Behind Iconic Tank Man Photo, Dies at 64

    1 month ago - By Peta Pixel

    It has been two weeks of constant loss in the photo industry. First we lost Peter Lindbergh , then Robert Frank , and now Charlie Cole , the American photojournalist behind one of the four iconic Tank Man photos taken during the infamous 1989 Tiananmen Square protests in Beijing, has also passed away. Cole was 64 years old.
    Cole was born in Bonham, Texas. The son of a US Air Force chaplain, he grew up near Peterson Air Force Base in Colorado Springs, CO, and studied journalism at the University of Texas in Denton. After graduation, he moved back to Colorado Springs, where he secured a...
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