New York's Pataki Pardons Lenny Bruce New York Gov. George Pataki grants a posthumous pardon to comedian Lenny Bruce, who was convicted on obscenity charges in 1964. NPR's Melissa Block talks with Ron Collins, author of The Trials of Lenny Bruce.
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New York's Pataki Pardons Lenny Bruce

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New York's Pataki Pardons Lenny Bruce

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New York Gov. George Pataki grants a posthumous pardon to comedian Lenny Bruce, who was convicted on obscenity charges in 1964. NPR's Melissa Block talks with Ron Collins, author of The Trials of Lenny Bruce.

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