CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jun 11, 1986
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.
(Hollywood, California: Bob Schieffer) Findings of Attorney General Edwin Meese's commission on pornography examined; scenes shown. [WITNESS - describes husband's behavior.] [Commission member Reverend Bruce RITTER - thinks country views pornography as harmful to both indivs. and society.] Allegations that commission was formed as political payoff to Reagan administration's right-wing fundamentalist supporters noted. [Attorney Stanley FLEISHMAN - accuses administration of conducting witch hunt.] Cmsn.'s role in 7-11 store chain's withdrawal of "Playboy" and "Hustler" from shelves noted. ["Playboy" spokesperson Hugh HEFNER - defs. magazine's tameness.] [Commission member James DOBSON - claims growth of child pornography.] [HEFNER - accuses Meese commission of excessiveness and bizarre behavior, producing backlash in mainstream America.]
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