Screw magazine publisher Al Goldstein dies aged 77

Publisher who helped break down legal barriers against pornography dies in Brooklyn after long battle with illness Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2013-12-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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[ The Guardian | 2020-09-21 14:12:28 UTC ]
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[ The Guardian | 2020-07-17 18:46:36 UTC ]
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