This was Weegee…

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PM, December 26, 1940, p.15

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New York Post, Friday, December 27, 1968, p. 14

Crime Photographer Weegee Dies
“…the Dali of photography, who once bemoaned the passing of Murder Inc…
He died yesterday of a brain tumor at Park West Hospital. He was 69…
His view of the world ran parallel: ‘I like things to be normal. A good fire or a murder every few nights. It’s natural for a woman to shoot her husband and a guy to throw his sweetheart off a cliff. I hate suppressed desires.’
In recent years he was also noted for abstract photos…”

(June 12 1899 – December 26, 1968)

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