What's the source of that quote that starts, "The best news photographers..."
September 24, 2004 6:03 AM   Subscribe

I'm seeking the source of a quote cited in the Savannah Morning News. It begins :"The best news photographers - the ones who win the prizes - are paid to stand by the gates where love and death change places. They are told to walk into panics. They are sent into the center of catastrophes. They are asked to retrieve..."
posted by cedar to Writing & Language (3 answers total)
It could be Arthur Fellig, aka Weegee.
posted by Smart Dalek at 6:10 AM on September 24, 2004

For what it's worth, I come up with that quote in none of the big newspaper archives: Factiva (Dow Jones), Lexis-Nexis, ProQuest Historical Newspapers. Nor does it come up on a search of Amazon. This is one for the library.
posted by Mo Nickels at 7:22 AM on September 24, 2004

Someone at the Newseum or NPPA may know....
posted by Vidiot at 11:26 AM on September 24, 2004

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