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Gordon Parks Dies at 93

Gordon Parks Dies at 93

Photographer and filmmaker Gordon Parks, director of “Shaft“, died today in New York. He spent 20 years at Life Magazine working as a photographer, from 1948 – 1968, before directing his first feature, “The Learning Tree,” in 1969, based on his own novel. Two years later he made “Shaft.” An AP article by Polly Anderson offers a complete obituary.

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