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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.
(Miami: Mark Potter) Florida’s pardon for Doors musician Jim Morrison, who was convicted of indecent exposure during a show in Miami in 1969, featured; concert footage, clips from “The Doors” movie and mug shots shown; details given of the uncertainty over whether he actually exposed himself. [In 1969, acting police chief Paul DENHAM- comments on the warrants.] [Doors drummer John DENSMORE- claims targeting Morrison put a dent in the movement against the Vietnam war.] [Morrison’s attorney Robert JOSEFSBERG- says no one arrested him.] [MORRISON – says there should be complete freedom for the artist and performer.] [Governor Charlie CRIST – asks for the pardon.]
- Williams, Brian;
- Potter, Mark
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