1979 Photo Contest, Spot News, 2nd prize

Norman Y. Lono

Philadelphia Daily News

01 January, 1978

A policeman places his boot on the head of a member of the MOVE organization during a standoff at the MOVE commune. The radical MOVE group preach revolution, advocating a return to nature and a society without government, police or technology. During the confrontation a police officer was killed, and a number of officers, firefighters, bystanders and MOVE members injured. Nine MOVE members were convicted for involvement in the officer's death.

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Norman Y. Lono

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