The Associated Press has been breaking news since it was created in 1846. In the generations since, AP has been the first to tell the world of many of history’s most important moments.
BREAKING NEWS, the first book about The Associated Press in 60 years, is a collection of accounts by reporters, photographers and editors that gives you the inside stories from the remarkable people who break the news.
Below you will find a selection of images that are featured in the book.
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A 17-year-old civil rights demonstrator, defying an anti-parade ordinance of Birmingham, Ala., is attacked by a police dog on May 3, 1963. On the afternoon of May 4, 1963, during a meeting at the White House with members of a political group, President Kennedy discussed this photo, which had appeared on the front page of that day's New York Times. (AP Photo/Bill Hudson)
"They covered the whole bridge, or what was left of it, edging their way foot by foot on the girders. They were fleeing the Chinese the same as we were," Desfor recalled. "I walked over to the edge of a concrete wall, the river about fifty feet below me, and thought to myself, 'the poor, miserable souls.'"
- Photographer Max Desfor on making his Pulitzer prize-winning photo of refugees of the Korean War.
U.S. soldiers of Pennsylvania's 28th Infantry Division march along the Champs Elysees, the Arc de Triomphe in the background, on Aug. 29, 1944, four days after the liberation of Paris, France. (AP Photo/Peter J. Carroll)