Friday, December 9, 2011

A City Built of Clay

Clay Felker in 1967.

From 1961 to 1969 Pamela Tiffin was married to newspaper/magazine editor Clay Felker.  Clay Felker is legendary for being the founder of New York magazine.

Clay Felker and Pamela Tiffin at a movie premiere. New York City.1964

The linked article written by Tom Wolfe paints a portrait of Felker at a time when he was coming up, married to Pamela Tiffin and finally against many obstacles over came them to create one of the most influential magazines in not only the city, but the country.

The very first issue of New York magazine published April 8, 1968.

Clay Felker passed away on July 1, 2008 at the age of 80 from throat cancer.  His legacy will forever live between the covers of the magazine he helped create.

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