New York exposed: photographs from the Daily News
With these words, Pete Hamill introduces this marvelous collection of photographs from the unparalleled archives of the New York Daily News. This American newspaper, the first to truly understand and use the power of photography, has created an unforgettable and indelible portrait of New York and New Yorkers.
Here -- spanning the years 1920 to 1999 -- are images that capture the heart and guts of the city: crammed sports stadiums, glamorous nightclubs, celebrities, and mean streets. Including a keen text by best-selling author Pete Hamill, who has tabloid journalism in his blood, New York Exposed is an incomparable visual record of the city over eight decades -- full of surprise, drama, and sheer unalloyed fun.
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From the first issue, photography was paramount to the Daily News, begat by Joseph Patterson in 1919 as the Illustrated Daily News. Four score and more years later, this New York City tabloid is ... Read full review