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Florida / Morrison Pardon #987876

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Dec 09, 2010
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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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