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CBS Evening News for Thursday, Jun 07, 1990
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(Studio: Ed Bradley) Report introduced.

(Miami: Doug Tunnel) Federal judge reported finding obscene 2 Live Crew's album, "As Nasty As They Wanna Be"; excerpts shown from video for "Me So Horny." [University of Miami Law School Kenneth CASEBEER - says it sets precedent for political use of obscenity cases.] Orlando, Florida, Daytona Beach, Florida, and Sarasota, Florida, similar cases noted. Federal judge quoted regarding sexual themes. [Program director, WPOW Bill TANNER - compares songs to those of Marvin Gaye and Donna Summer.] Hollywood, Florida, city council noted considering whether upcoming 2 Live Crew performance can be stopped.

Bradley, Ed;
Tunnell, Doug

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