NBC Evening News for Monday, May 23, 1977
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(Studio) House committee holds hearings with regard to making pornography-related child abuse a federal crime.
REPORTER: David Brinkley
(DC) (Films and magazine covers shown.) Psychiatrist Dr. Judianne Densen-Gerber tells committee in many cases parents sell own children. [DENSEN-GERBER - cites figs. with regard to parents selling own children.] Also testifying is attorney Charles Rembar, who's successfully defended obscenity cases on 1st amendment free speech grounds. [REMBAR - notes 1st amendment requires tolerance of much not liked, but doesn't say everything must be tolerated. Feels proposed legislature is good point at which to draw line.] Committee indicates congress sentiment so strong that legislature will be passed soon.
REPORTER: Carole Simpson
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