Article Title

Grand jury ends hearing on 'obscene' publications

Authors

Victor B. Fryer

Newspaper

Capital Journal (Salem)

Date

7-31-1956

Challenged Material

lewd and obscene literature

Reading Level

young adult

Location

Oregon

Participants

local citizens, distributors, community leaders, grand jury

Abstract

A grand jury ended hearings on whether to serve indictments to distributors of "lewd and obscene" publications. Many testimonies were heard, including several members of community organizations who were against the public sale of such materials to young adults. No decisions had been made.

Keywords

lewd publications, obscene publications, grand jury, censorship, hearings, values

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