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2 Steps Forward, 2 Steps Back

Joe Garofoli – “Fifty years ago today, a San Francisco Municipal Court judge ruled that Allen Ginsberg’s Beat-era poem “Howl” was not obscene. Yet today, a New York public broadcasting station decided not to air the poem, fearing that the Federal Communications Commission will find it indecent and crush the network with crippling fines. (via)

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Howl!

Patricia Cohen – “‘Howl’ in an Era That Fears Indecency”

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