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Bettie Page And The Forbidden Pinup

  • Aired: 07/24/2012
  • 13:07
  • Rating: NR
Sorting through a suitcase filled with 1950s educational slides, our contributor found a color negative of 1950s pin-up model Bettie Page, whose uninhibited style earned her the name “Queen of Pin-ups.” “Pin-up King” Irving Klaw supposedly destroyed most of his pin-up photos during a wave of 1950’s censorship. If this is one of Klaw’s photos, how did it survive?
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Did we find a slide of Bettie Page that somehow escaped the censorship of the 1950s?
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