Beagle, Peter S.
August 1968
Saturday Evening Post;8/24/1968, Vol. 241 Issue 17, p28
Presents information on cockfighting being practiced by Filipinos in San Francisco, California. Preparation for the rooster's fight; Description of the cocks during a fight; Opinion of a cockfighting spectator on the legality of the sport.


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