An exhibition at the Museum of the City of New York takes a fresh look at the work of an American photographer's coverage of the New York Police Department in the 1970s. Disappointed with the loss of two photographers to the commercial world, Edward Steichen told Leonard Freed one day that if he ever went professional, his work would lose all interest. “Be a truck driver.”
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