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April 27, 1991 | JEFF KAYE, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Throughout two decades in power, Brazil's military regime enforced strict political censorship in the media. But the ruling generals never placed restrictions on the nation's sex-film industry. As a result, from the late 1960s to the early 1980s, some of Brazil's most talented filmmakers made soft-core porn movies with underlying political messages as a means of subverting the military leadership.
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August 24, 1993 | JERRY GILLAM, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Assembly voted Monday to keep the schoolhouse door open to Channel One, the much-debated televised news program with commercials playing in 160 California schools. A bill to ban the television program from being shown in the schools was rejected when it mustered only 31 Assembly votes, 10 short of a majority. The bill may be reconsidered later.
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August 24, 1993 | JERRY GILLAM, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Assembly voted Monday to keep the schoolhouse door open to Channel One, the much-debated televised news program with commercials playing in 160 California schools. A bill to ban the television program from being shown in the schools was rejected when it mustered only 31 Assembly votes, 10 short of a majority. The bill may be reconsidered later.
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April 27, 1991 | JEFF KAYE, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Throughout two decades in power, Brazil's military regime enforced strict political censorship in the media. But the ruling generals never placed restrictions on the nation's sex-film industry. As a result, from the late 1960s to the early 1980s, some of Brazil's most talented filmmakers made soft-core porn movies with underlying political messages as a means of subverting the military leadership.
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