ENFORCING THE LAWS

Priceless Images of Crying Babies

By HARRY M. COVERT

picture is worth a thousand words. Most certainly since photographs began to be featured in newspapers around in the beginning of the 1900s. Then came the avalanche of images on film and every type of video equipment of today. It follows that then came a photograph for the good of journalism, recorded for the first time, the electric chair execution of a New York woman murderer, Ruth Snyder, January 28, 1928, at Sing Sing Prison.

The picture appeared on The New York Daily News front page, the headline “DEAD.” Shocking!

This leads to the images flaunted on big screens and iPhones of little children crying for their mommies and held in anchor-type cages.… Read More