This Day in Jewish History 1899: A Photographer Who Had a Radio, Not ESP, Is Born

Arthur 'Weegee' Fellig predated the disturbing work of Diane Arbus by a generation, catching people at their most unguarded moments, from murders to the opera.

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June 12, 1899 is the birthdate of Arthur Fellig, better known by the “lens name” Weegee. He was a photojournalist of the night, whose stark images of society’s outcasts and outlaws gave rise, a generation...