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Ft. Lauderdale, Florida / Obscenity Conviction #330217

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 03, 1990
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(Studio: Connie Chung) Report introduced.

(Studio: Richard Roth) Unprecedented obscenity conviction of merchant Charles Freeman for sale of 2 Live Crew's music record "As Nasty As They Wanna Be" reported; scenes shown from Fort Lauderdale, Florida, courtroom and music video; federal judge's decision in June that album is obscene recalled. [On June 8 and today, FREEMAN - comments on race issue.] [First amendment attorney James GOODALE - criticizes Supreme Court decision.] 2 Live Crew leader Luther Campbell noted also facing obscenity trial in Florida.

(Studio: Connie Chung, Richard Roth) Jury's decision as precedent analyzed.

Chung, Connie;
Roth, Richard

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