So, was Capa a big scam artist, or just a starving young photojournalist trying to make some money and a name for himself? More importantly, does this allegation detract from the impact of his career or the force of the image? Well, if anything, whatever controversy results from this claim it will likely make Capa an even more fascinating figure. Likewise, the image's power is nearly independent of its historical context at this point, and the suggestion that it may have been staged introduces an interesting postmodern wrinkle to the assumption that photojournalists record truth. The ultimately unverifiable claim by the Spanish newspaper provides one of modern history's most important images with another layer of intrigue. Click here to read more details of the investigation.