Time: O.J. Simpson, digitally enhanced

Shortly after the arrest of <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PESPT006743" title="O.J. Simpson" href="/topic/sports/football/o.j.-simpson-PESPT006743.topic">O.J. Simpson</a> in 1994, Newsweek and Time ran photos of his original police mug shot. The one on the cover of Time, however, was altered to look a bit darker than the original police photograph. Newsweek ran the shot untouched. Heated discussions about race in America quickly followed.<br>
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Issue date: June 27, 1994

( Time / September 8, 2012 )

Shortly after the arrest of O.J. Simpson in 1994, Newsweek and Time ran photos of his original police mug shot. The one on the cover of Time, however, was altered to look a bit darker than the original police photograph. Newsweek ran the shot untouched. Heated discussions about race in America quickly followed.

Issue date: June 27, 1994

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