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Pornography / Magazine Sales #550530

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Jun 18, 1986
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced "Playboy" and "Pent house" mags. mentioned.

(Chicago, Illinois: Ann Rubenstein) Decision of many convenience stores to take "adult" mags. off shelves after Southland Corp., owner of many 7-11 stores, did so noted. [PEOPLE - comment.] Possible reasons for decision stated. Attorney General Edwin Meese's commission on pornography and its actions described. ["Playboy" magazine president Christie HEFNER - comments.] "Playboy"'s lawsuit against Meese and commission noted. "Pent house" publisher Bob Guccione's comments reported; magazine's radio campaign mentioned. [GUCCIONE - comments.] Recent votes in Ohio and Maine to keep such mags. in convenience stores reported

Brokaw, Tom;
Rubenstein, Ann

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