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Story written in 1968

this guy in the army fatigues came up to me and said, "now that it happened to Kennedy you'll have something to write about." he claims to be a writer, why doesn't he write about it? I've always got to pick up their messy balls and put them into a little literary sack for them. I think we've got enough experts on the case now—that's what this decade is: the Decade of the Experts and the Decade of the Assassins. and neither one of them worth crystallized dog turds...

Books

Notes of a Dirty Old Man - pg. 56 - 1969
Notes of a Dirty Old Man - pg. 56 - 1973

Magazines and periodicals

Open City - June 14-20 - 1968

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