Nation: Future Denied

Jacobson is captured

The slight man, his pockets ajangle with quarters, strolled into the Criterion Restaurant in Manhattan Beach, Calif., one afternoon last week and ordered the house specialty, fried zucchini with Parmesan cheese. He then walked to the pay phone and dialed a number in New York City. As he chatted on and on, the telephone rang near by in Manhattan Beach police headquarters. The Brooklyn district attorney's office was calling to ask that the man on the phone in the coffee shop be arrested. The police hustled over, and Sergeant Jack Mair...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!