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Smoking ban

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Astragal received a interesting request from a small independent publisher in the US, which is working on a biography of Jane Jacobs.
The Yanks were keen to use a photo of 'an animated Jacobs conversing in a pub', which appeared in the AJ in 1963. However, there was one proviso – the killjoy Americans also added: 'We would also like to know if it would be possible to crop the picture as we would want to eliminate the cigarette in Jacobs' hand.' Naughty Jane…
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