The Press: The Bridge Expert

Around the city room of the New York Daily Mirror, Photographer Bob Wendlinger is known as "The Bridge Expert." Two years ago he chased a police call to Manhattan's George Washington Bridge, arrived in time to get a memorable, prize-winning picture of a young Negro twisting from the outstretched hands of a priest and plunging to his death 250 ft. below (TIME, March 10, 1952). Last week, cruising in the Mirror's radio car, Wendlinger got word of another suicide attempt. A despondent taxi driver called the paper's news desk and said that he was...

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