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"Pornographer, Pundit and Social Outcast" Larry Flynt

A new movie about the Hustler Magazine publisher, "The People vs. Larry Flynt," will open at theaters this month. In addition, Flynt's autobiography "An Unseemly Man: My Life as Pornographer, Pundit and Social Outcast" was published this month by Dove Books. Flynt was paralyzed in 1978 after being shot by a man who said he was offended by an inter-racial depiction of a couple he saw in Hustler. In Feb of 1988, The U.S. Supreme Court ruled in favor of Flynt and Hustler magazine in a landmark libel case filed by the Rev. Jerry Falwell.

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Other segments from the episode on December 12, 1996

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, December 12, 1996: Interview with Larry Flynt; Review of Andrew Brink's novel "Imaginings of Sand"; Obituary for Joseph Quinlan.

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