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David Douglas Duncan


Self-Portrait: U.S.A.
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View of the arched entrance to the stockyard grounds, where policemen are stationed with German shepherds. The dog closest to the camera has it's mouth open as though about to bite the camera.

Policemen and their "canine-cops" began patrolling the Chicago stockyards Amphitheater perimeter starting at dusk the night before the Democratic National Convention began. August 23rd, 1968.