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Nude Model Arrested Inside N.Y. Museum

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Nakedness in art has a long history. And while Michelangelo's David has been both admired and admonished it has never been arrested. Unlike a woman on a photo shoot at New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art. Model Kathleen "K.C." Neill was posing in the raw when she was taken into custody by the NYPD. She is being charged with public lewdness. Her lawyer says that is "ridiculous" because the museum is full of nudes.

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Good morning. I'm Steve Inskeep.

Nakedness has a long history in art. And while Michelangelo's "David" has been both admired and admonished, it has never been arrested, unlike a woman on a photo shoot at New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art. Model Kathleen K.C. Neill was posing in the raw when she was taken into custody by the New York Police Department. She's being charged with public lewdness. Her lawyer says this is ridiculous: The museum is full of nudes. It's MORNING EDITION.

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