The Press: Stripteaser's Exit

The horrid word censorship was hardly mentioned. Small, grey Edward M. Curran, U.S. Attorney for the District of Columbia, simply called up Look Magazine's distributors, said that he found the March 20 issue offensive, wanted all copies "voluntarily" removed from Washington newsstands. While the subject was being batted back & forth between Look's lawyers and distributors, the word got out. The public quickly gobbled up all copies. Look promised to send no more in.

Cause of the furore: Look had run a postage-stamp-size view of a Miami Beach stripteaser in the advanced throes...

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