Notes from the Abyss

The musings of geographer, journalist, and author David M. Lawrence
Glen Tompkins' patrol car

The Murder of Glen Tompkins: A Personal Story (0)

3/10/21 •

SHREVEPORT, La.—I’m not sure which staff photographer snapped the photo of my dad, George M. Lawrence, but one of them caught him checking out a wire photo on the copy desk of The (Shreveport, La.) Times. This was circa 1980, because The Times switched from hot type to cold type about 1978: The dreadful computer […]