Today in Photographs: July 14, 1947
Defense attorney Martin McManus tried to win obscenity acquittals for the owners of both Hollywood's Pickwick Books and a Farmers Market book store, but to no avail. A jury, which had listened to McManus read through Edmund Wilson's Memoirs of Hecate County, convicted the owners of selling lewd material. The offending book was banned in Los Angeles County.
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