The Senate: Judgment and The Justice


On its cinematic merits, it seems unlikely to win even passing mention at any of the international film festivals. But in the New Senate Office Building last week, "0-7" was boffo. The movie, as billed by an aide to Senator Strom Thurmond, is "a vulgar, filthy, subjective thing of a woman disrobing down to her transparent panties."

The Senate Judiciary Committee does not often enliven its deliberations with erotica. The opportunity arose, improbably enough, during its hearings on the nomination of Associate Justice Abe Fortas as Chief Justice of the United States.

Along with a clutch of lurid nudie magazines, the...

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