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What does O.C. care about? Feeling for other Negroes and gunfire in Watts for a start...

Alan Walsh, Melody Maker, 17 August 1968

O.C. SMITH peered over a metal balcony 60 feet from the ground. A steady penetrating drizzle dropped non-stop from a wicked grey sky as he peered down at a sheltered camera crew on the ground. "Hey," yelled O.C. with a grin. "This ain't fair. Can't we get Governor Wallace to do the stand-in?"

Total word count of piece: 929


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