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The brilliant Muscato points us to a collection of photos from the L.A. Times Herald that the Los Angeles Public Library has posted on their website at http://www.lapl.org/virgal/

My fave? Not the photo, but rather the caption (or “cutline” as they say) below.

Almost “life-sized shoes” of police officer John M. Yates, who kicked Herald-Express photographer Eddie Phillips in the groin after Phillips took photograph of camera shy officer. A witness stated that the shoes “were the largest thing [I] ever saw that didn’t have a liver in it.”

Oh yeah.

About mrpeenee

A former bon vivant and terror of a number of New Orleans bars in the mad, gay 1980s, I'm now quietly retired and widowed in San Francisco. I have a crooked nose due to an unfortunate Frisbee accident.

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