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Supreme Court / Freedom of Speech / Nude Dancing #131560

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Jan 06, 1991
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(Studio: Forrest Sawyer) Report introduced.

(South Bend, IN: Tim O'Brien) Case before Supreme Court involving state of Indiana's laws against nude dancing versus constitutional issue of freedom of speech examined; scenes shown from Kitty Kat Lounge in South Bend, IN, of dancers' various stages of undress. [Strippers Sunshine LACEY, Mercedes SINGLETON - comment.] Videotape of dancing used as court exhibit shown. [Indiana attorney general Linley PEARSON - defends state's position.] [Constitutional lawyer Floyd ABRAMS - cites implications for the arts.] Issue of whether or not dancers shed their First Amendment rights when they shed their clothes outlined.

O'Brien, Tim;
Sawyer, Forrest

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