CBS Evening News for Sunday, May 17, 1992
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(Studio: Connie Chung) Report introduced.
(New York: Regina Blakely) Controversial bill before Congress that would award cash damages to the victims of sex crimes who can prove their attackers were influenced by violent obscenity featured; scenes shown from Long Island, New York, of a play about pornography. [Playwright Ela HOWE - recalls being taken advantage of by pornographers.] [Senator Mitch McCONNELL - talks about studies linking violent pornography with crime.] [Mass murderer Ted BUNDY - comments on pornography.] [American Psychiatric Association Dr. John McGRATH - notes lack of studies linking pornography and crime.] [Author's Guild president Erica JONG - comments on the First Amendment.] [McCONNELL, HOWE - comment further.]
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