Categorized In

Fiorello H. La Guardia and the Making of Modern New York

Kessner, Thomas | McGraw-Hill, 1989


p. xv

“La Guardia knew he had scant chance of convicting new dealers of selling smut, and he was wary of being charged with censorship. So he had sanitation trucks confiscate salacious magazines from street vendors under his authority to collect garbage.”