July 26th, 2006

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Link’s haunting black-and-white photographs of steam locomotives chugging through small-town America

A criminal trial of Ms. Link, avidly pursued by the Westchester County prosecutor Jeanine Pirro, resulted in her conviction for stealing 1,400 photographs and assets valued at more than $1 million. Ms. Link maintains that those photographs don’t exist. They have never been found. After serving a five-year sentence, she was arrested again in 2003 after a sting operation caught her trying to sell 31 missing prints on eBay. 





Conchita and O. Winston Link, from the documentary “The Photographer, His Wife, Her Lover.” 

‘The Photographer, His Wife, Her Lover’ Explores a Marriage and the Art Market

Art, adultery, divorce, lawyers and pots of money: Paul Yule’s documentary “The Photographer, His Wife, Her Lover” wades through the seamy mess surrounding the estate of the Brooklyn-born photographer O. Winston Link, who died in 2001.

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photographs of Mexican immigrants dressed in the costumes of popular American and Mexican superheroe

superhero in their work environment

http://www.dulcepinzon.com/en_projects_superhero.htm#


JOSÉ ROSENDO DE JESÚS from the State of Guerrero works as a union organizer in New York.
He Sends 700 a month.

Dulce Pinzón: Superheroes. "...This project consist of 20 color photographs of Mexican immigrants dressed in the costumes of popular American and Mexican superheroes. Each photo will picture the worker/superhero in their work environment, and will be accompanied by a short text including the worker’s name, their hometown in Mexico, the number of years they have been working in New York, and the amount of money they send to Mexico each week."
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Anais Nin, the prolific diarist who would become a feminist heroine, already was married. Rupert Pol

only did Nin find him physically irresistible but she was impressed by his emotional sensitivity and knowledge of Eastern philosophies. The night she met him, Nin, who was 44 to his 28

Anais Nin, the prolific diarist who would become a feminist heroine, already was married. Rupert Pole, the actor who left New York to become a forest ranger — and eventually guardian of one of literature's most labyrinthine legacies — spent years pretending not to care that his wife was a bigamist

The Ranger Who Told All About Anais Nin's Wild Life
By Elaine Woo
Times Staff Writer

July 26, 2006

The story goes that their love affair began the moment they laid eyes on one another, in the elevator of a swank Manhattan apartment building in 1947. A few weeks later, the exotic-looking writer and the strapping young actor were driving to California on an adventure that would eventually lead to marriage.

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the American public continue to watch, aghast at the violence that is occurring both in the Palestin

how urgent it is for the United States to change its course, to call for an immediate cessation of violence, to bring all the parties together, without preconditions, and such multiparty talks will be the path towards a long-term resolution. The U.S. must recognize that we have to talk to one another.

Rep. Dennis Kucinich Introduces House Resolution Calling for Immediate Ceasefire in Lebanon

Wednesday, July 26th, 2006

http://www.democracynow.org/article.pl?sid=06/07/26/147221

On Capitol Hill 24 members of the House of Representatives have backed Rep. Kucinich’s resolution calling on the president to appeal to all sides in the current crisis for an immediate cessation of violence. [includes rush transcript]

 


As the Israeli attacks on Lebanon enter its third week, pressure is growing on the Bush administration to back an immediate ceasefire. On Capitol Hill 24 members of the House of Representatives have backed a resolution calling on the president to appeal to all sides in the current crisis for an immediate cessation of violence. The resolution also calls for the United States to send diplomats to multi-party negotiations. The author of the resolution is Democratic Congressman Dennis Kucinich of Ohio.
  • Rep. Dennis Kucinich, Ohio Congressman and former Democratic presidential candidate.
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Retired investigators going through old cases discover unidentified photos of women taken by a man c

Retired investigators going through old cases discover unidentified photos of women taken by a man convicted of two murders.

Officials today took the rare step of publicly releasing photos of women connected in some way to convicted murderer Bill Bradford, hoping the public might help identify them. While detectives believe some have been murdered, they can't say conclusively and hope publicity might bring witnesses - or the women themselves - forward. 

Killer
(Associated Press)
July 25, 2006

Sought by Detectives
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Call Toll Free: 1-800-618-6707 or 323-890-5500 Attention: Sgts. R. Taylor or A. Castro

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the feathery Farrah Fawcett hairstyles that were popular at the time. 


During his sentencing in 1987, prosecutors described him as a serial murderer and said he could be responsible for up to eight other killings

Many nights I have dreamed of

death

Greeting me with welcome

comfort


Tempered with a searing

seduction.


Within these dreams I have

discovered a


Private


Serene, extreme place


Which dissolves the last drop

of fear . . .


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Bradford has continued to make headlines over the years on San Quentin's death row.


Photos of the women may be viewed at http://www.latimes.com/wanted


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police arrested a second exotic dancer who lived in the house, Polina V. Nikulina, 26.

The police said it was unclear where the body parts had come from, but that did not deter them from charging the dancer, Linda E. Kay, 31 — who works at Hott 22, a strip club in Union — with unlawful disposition of human remains. 

Middlesex County prosecutor’s office

Linda Kay, accused of unlawful disposition of human remains.


Twist on a Famous Formula: A Severed Hand in a Topless Dancer’s Jar

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, N.J., July 25 — A scrawled note on the door read: “No!!! comment. Just stop knocking. You want a story read a book.”

But who could beat the story of the house in this middle-class town, where the police say an exotic dancer at a nude juice bar had a severed hand, nicknamed Freddy, preserved in formaldehyde, and six human skulls?

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