Manuscript Vertical Files 

Collection Number: MVF 24-05

Accession Number: 0708-51

Item(s): Newspaper article about photographer John Moore and his photo of the assassination of Benazir Bhutto, 2007.


Donor: Irving Independent School District

Date Received: February 13, 2008

Literary Rights Statement: 

Permission to publish from the collection must be obtained from the Irving Archives,
Irving Public Library.


     The file contains three newspaper articles from late 2007 and early 2008: one article is an interview with John Moore, a photographer for Getty Images, who captured the assassination of Benazir Bhutto on film; another is the newspaper photo he took of the assassination which ran in the New York Times; and the third is an article about the sale of Getty Images.

     John Moore is a 1985 graduate of Irving High School. He attended the University of Texas at Austin.  He was stationed in Pakistan as a photographer for Getty Images and covered the rally for Benazir Bhutto and captured images of her at the time of her assassination.