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Pornography Commission Report #311337

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 09, 1986
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(DC: Bob Schieffer) Attorney General Edwin Meese's Pornography Commission report said released today; its controversial findings outlined. [Chairperson Henry HUDSON - justifies commission's stance.] Report's recommendations listed on screen, discussed; commission's controversial conclusion of relationship between pornography and violence noted not based on legitimate data. [MEESE - declines comment.] [ACLU (American Civil Liberties Union) spokesperson Barry LYNN - criticizes report] [Playboy Enterprises president Christie HEFNER, former porn star Linda LOVELACE - disagree on commission's findings.]

(Tupelo, Mississippi: Peter Van Sant) Town's success in controlling residents' access to various media considered pornographic by local officials examined; details given, scenes shown. [Anti-porn organization T.K. MOFFETT, Bruce WEATHERLY - consider pornography anti-God and a sin against the flesh.] Anti-porn group's strategy described. [MBR. - threatens to shoot town official if pornography is allowed.] [Video store owner Tommy McDANIEL, MAN - fear total censorship is next here.] [Store owner Chas. WESTMORELAND - notes mags. are now purchased through mail.]

Reporter(s):
Rather, Dan;
Van Sant, Peter;
Schieffer, Bob
Duration:
00:04:10

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