The Press: Reform?

Lee Shubert, producer of shows as salacious as public opinion will stand, once retorted to people who proposed stage censorship: "Well, if you have a censorship for the theatre, why not for newspapers? Newspapers dish out as much dirt, whenever there is a spicy trial on, as plays ever do. You sell the newspaper to any kid who has two cents but you have to pay $2.20 up to maybe $9.90 to see a brothel operating across the footlights. That puts it beyond reach of the kids. If censorship of the theatre, why not...

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