The Full Story Of The Burning Monk Who Changed The World


Would America have even entered the Vietnam War if not for one strike of a match?

“No news picture in history,” John F. Kennedy once said, “has generated so much emotion around the world as that one.”

This was no exaggeration. When the Vietnamese Buddhist monk Thich Quang Duc burned himself alive on the streets of Saigon on June 11, 1963, it sparked a chain reaction that changed history forever.

[Read the full article at All That Is Interesting.]

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