February 19, 2009
I was ensconced in the newspaper offices on a rainy midnight. My companion was Miss Audrey Hepburn, our black Lab. Before me? A box of old Los Angeles Times clippings about a 1936 incident involving Howard Hughes: July 12th: Sportsman arrested in traffic death : The police are frustrated because Hughes’ female companion immediately fled the scene, she jumps on the nearest streetcar. Hughes refuses to identify her. The police determine that Hughes had been drinking but was “not intoxicated.