Crist Wants To Posthumously Pardon Jim Morrison

Florida's outgoing governor Charlie Crist wants to posthumously pardon Jim Morrison, the late lead singer of The Doors who was famously convicted of exposing himself at a 1969 concert in Miami.

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It sounds like the kind of thing that happened a lot at rock concerts back in 1969. But when Jim Morrison exposed himself at a Miami concert, he was convicted. Forty years after his death, now he's found himself an unlikely ally. Florida Governor Charlie Crist, the Republican turned independent, says the dead rocker should be pardoned. And he may get his way. The state attorney who will hear the case says it's not worth their time to argue against the pardon.

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