Morgue Photographer

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Saturday, November 20, 2004

Artist Thomas Condon got permission from officials in Cincinnati to take pictures of corpses at the morgue for a personal project. It never occurred to him to get permission from the surviving families of the dead. In the town still shaken by the Robert Mapplethorpe controversy over a decade ago, Condon found himself on trial and eventually in jail. Produced by Tamar Brott.

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