Legendary writer Pete Hamill dead at 85 after fall – New York Daily News

Veteran journalist Pete Hamill, left, the New York Post’s “former” editor-in-chief informally fired by eccentric new owner of the paper, Abe Hirschfeld, returns to his office at the Post to fulfill his editorial responsibilities, March 16, 1993. With him on the phone at right is Peter Faris. (Betsy Herzog/AP)