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Flynt Conviction #58699

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 28, 1979
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(Studio) Guilty verdict in "Hustler" magazine owner Larry Flynt's obscenity trial in Atlanta, Georgia, reported.
REPORTER: Max Robinson

(Atlanta, Georgia) Details given with regard to jury verdict; Flynt's arrival at cthse. shown. Fine and conditions of suspended sentence outlined. [FLYNT - says conviction reflects current fight with regard to First Amendment rights.] Flynt's Atlanta invitation to prosecution by personally selling mags. recalled; 1977 film shown. Lawrenceville obscenity chgs. and Flynt's shooting recalled; films shown. Appeal of Flynt's conviction in Cincinnati case noted.
REPORTER: Al Dale Artist: Walter Cumming (WXIA newsfilm)

Reporter(s):
Dale, Al;
Robinson, Max
Duration:
00:01:20

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