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Exotic dancers protest security measures, 1973

Posted on November 24, 2015 | in Uncategorized | by
Exotic dancers Vienna Ithier, left and Patricia Sands offered a not-so-fiery protest against airport "anti-hijacking" security measures at Blue Grass Field May 13, 1973. They wore their costumes on the plane from Chicago so the outfits wouldn't be mishandled by airport security. They claimed garments from their on-stage wardrobe were continuallly being "ripped and torn" by security police at various airports. The entertainers, in Lexington for a nightclub engagement, were clowning for news photographers after disenbarking. Herald-Leader Archive Photo

Exotic dancers Vienna Ithier, left, and Patricia Sands offered a not-so-fiery protest against airport “anti-hijacking” security measures on May 13, 1978 at Blue Grass Field in Lexington. They wore their costumes on the plane from Chicago so the outfits wouldn’t be mishandled by airport security. They claimed that garments from their onstage wardrobe were continually being “ripped and torn” by security police at various airports. The entertainers, in Lexington for a nightclub engagement, were clowning for news photographers after disembarking. Herald-Leader Archive Photo

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