Charlie Rouse was the last of the 'Watchmen' in London before the formation of the 'Peelers' who where the world's first police force. At one point there were night watchmen employed by the City of London.
By spending eight months in a Durham pit village, Keith Pattison found out that the longest strike in British history wasn& all about cops and miners punching each other in the head. In doing so, he took some of the dispute& most poignant images.
60 Years later I still remember Sargeant Mason who held the hand of a terrified kid in grade one.too scared to walk on her own. Thank you Sir, I've never forgotten, nor will I.<<< faith in humanity restored