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Date: Monday, January 1, 2001 
Question/Topic: Paparazzi 
Answer/Pointer: Paparazzi: Intrusive photographers Paparazzi are photographers who chase celebrities, operating mostly with telephoto lenses from long distance. Where the name comes from: "Paparazzo" is the name of an Italian photographer in Fellini's movie "La Dolce Vita" (1960). Italy's paparazzi were notorious street photographers who expose secret affairs of movie stars in Rome. Source: Article in Tallahassee Democrat, 9/3/97. See Problem Box under Paparazzi for full article giving information on telephoto lenses and cameras. 
Librarian: LCLCPL 

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