ABC Evening News for Monday, Feb 14, 1977
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(Studio) Growing crime in country appears to be pornography using children.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner
(NYC) Group of protestors picket adult bookstore in Chicago today, claiming store sells literature with children committing sex acts. [Housewife Linda HAMSTREET - says in cases like "Hustler" magazine, porno all right, but she can't handle children used in that way.] In DC, head of national children's protective society says practice is emotionally crippling; can't say how many children involved. [Odyssey Institution president Dr. Judianne DENSEN-GERBER - cites ways children get involved in pornography.] New York City agency began drive and claims possibly 1 million children could be affected. Former porno model tells of taking movie job at age 15. [WOMAN - describes experience; says it paid for drug habit.] Institution says Congress should consider making such practices violation of child abuse laws. REPORTER: John Martin
(Studio) "Hustler" magazine publisher Larry Flynt out of prison on bail after being convicted of pornography and organized crime.
REPORTER: Barbara Walters
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