Friends and Family #60


Original Caption:

Washington -- Mafia leader John Dioguardi punches press photographer Stanley Tretick after being ordered out of the Senate hearing room for causing a commotion. Dio had been called to testify before the Senate Rackets Committee on his alleged leadership of labor racketeering in New York. (1957)

6 comments:

Tempest said...

Johnny D-he's a funny guy.

Christopher said...

now thats what I call poppin' the Paparazzi!

Tommy O'C said...

Dose wuz da dayz. You poppa my picture, I busta you nose.

Do you get the feeling he got away with it, too? Just asking.

Tom Sutpen said...

Safe bet any law enforcement personnel momentarily had their backs turned right at the moment when this happened.

Hey, y'can't see everything.

Christopher said...

oooh for the days when you could SMACK somebody!..lol

Milan said...

Yeah but the grand thing is that while the first photog is getting his face busted, the second photog has his back. And the Mafia pieceashit is absolutely playing to the backup photog, just like any celebrity pieceashit would do. Paparazzi-busting is a useless gesture unless enabled by paparazzi.