On this day in 1961, two La Jolla booksellers, Laurence and Geraldine McGilvery, were arrested and 19 copies of the controversial book “The Tropic of Cancer” were seized by police vice squad officers.

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By Arlene Huff

Arlene Huff is the founding member of Golden State Online. Before that She was a general assignment reporter. A native Californian, she graduated from the University of California with a degree in medical anthropology and global health. She currently lives in Los Angeles.

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