Quote Originally Posted by Poisson Du Jour View Post
Why should it make reference to something that was potentially deadly in that time, place and era? What if it was a secret, and remains so? What if McCurry himself would decline to answer? Lots of places to uncover the truth, but Wiki is not one of them.
McCurry's own biography may also shed clues on what actually happened — and a few other things too.
Truth or not I'd think such a interesting aspect to that photo would show up in the Wikipedia. And again this is first I'd heard he smuggled the film out in strips in dark sewn parts of clothing. Really? Exposed but undeveloped strips of Kodachrome sewn into his clothes?