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May 21, 1938

May 21, 2008 |  7:59 am


It's a slow day in the trial of Police Capt. Earle Kynette in the Harry Raymond bombing. The defense is trying to present its case, but almost nothing is happening because of continual objections from the prosecution. Instead, here's some glimpses from the trial.


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Photograph by the Los Angeles Times

Police Capt. Earle Kynette in a photograph dated Jan. 20, 1938, refusing to answer questions about the Harry Raymond bombing during an interview in the office of Dist. Atty. Buron Fitts.

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Photograph by the Los Angeles Times

Police Capt. Earle Kynette, left, D.M. Draper, center, accused of wiretapping in the Harry Raymond bombing, and attorney John Oliver in a photograph dated Jan. 21, 1938.

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Photograph by Calvert / Los Angeles Times

Police Capt. Earle Kynette jokes with newsmen while he is booked in the Harry Raymond bombing. Penciled on the back of this photo, dated Jan. 28, 1938: "In up to his neck."
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Photograph by Andrew H. Arnott / Los Angeles Times

Police Capt. Earle Kynette after altering his appearance for his trial in the Harry Raymond bombing in a photograph dated April 15, 1938.
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