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A look at some of Pete Hamill's most notable columns

Undated Newsday file photo of reporter Pete Hamill

Undated Newsday file photo of reporter Pete Hamill taken in 1967. The back of the photo is stamped Aug. 27, 1967. Credit: Newsday

Pete Hamill was sometimes directly involved in politics, as when he wrote a letter in 1968 that helped convince RFK to run for president, but the writer being lionized Wednesday was a master chronicler of New York political figures. 

Here are some examples of that sharp eye and dexterity from the pages of Newsday alone:

Cuomo Swept Out On A Wave Of Nostalgia

Why Not Hand Our Problems To the Highest Bidders?

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