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67-year-olr Joseph Burten who was indicted Tuesday
for transporting lewd books to Fort Worth appears
at the Dallas federal building to post 1,000 dollar's
bond. Burten is president of the Burten Book and
Magazine Distributing Company.
He makes a threatenin
gesture toward cameraman Dan Owens, but is restrained
by U-S Marshal John Lowe. Burten was indicted by
a federal grand jury with two other persons and two
companies. 9406NOW Burte
company out of Oxford, New Jersy.
n operates his
in the nictments were published by Fabian,2I
Saber, an7 Vega book companies of Fresno, California
and Kozy Books of New York City....U-S. Corn issioner
Madmen Hill sets bone at one-thousand dollars.
Burt en i nothing & about the i di me
and continues his objection to picture taking. His
attorney Bill Soltes posts the bond,. Meanwhile
Burten tears holes in his magazine and asks Owens,
"Why are you harrassing me...pick on some murderer
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WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.). [News Script: Burten], item, November 17, 1960; (https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc940250/m1/1/: accessed November 25, 2020), University of North Texas Libraries, UNT Digital Library, https://digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.