Article Title

"Filthy trash" read to book trial jury

Authors

Newspaper

Capital Journal (Salem)

Date

1-25-1957

Challenged Material

Men into beasts by George Sylvester Viereck; any other indecent literature

Reading Level

young adult

Location

Marion County

Participants

Claude Cummings, Circuit Judge Val D. Sloper, Deputy District Attorney C. L. Marsters, Defense Attorney Bruce Williams

Abstract

In the trial where Claude Cummings was charged with selling indecent literature the jury was asked to read the whole book under question. The book is entitled "Men into Beasts."

Keywords

Claude Cummings, trial, "Men into Beasts", indecent literature, book sales

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