Trillin, Calvin
May 1973
New Yorker;5/12/1973, Vol. 49 Issue 12, p122
This article describes an incident in Gallup, New Mexico, in which Navajo Indian Larry Casuse held Mayor Emmet Garcia hostage at gunpoint with the intention of marching him through the streets. City Alcoholism Coordinator Pete Derizotis spoke about the incident in a live radio broadcast. Garcia represented the authority figure of a place that took advantage of the Navajos.


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