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Memos for Lenny Bruce's LA obscenity trial 1962  

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Three typed memoranda from Lenny Bruce or his secretary Jan Matthews regarding Bruce’s December 1962 trial in Los Angeles
Los Angeles

Each 6x4", one with pencil ms. draft by Bruce with his instructions to Matthews attached. Unsigned carbon file copies.

Comprises: A) To Variety Magazine: “Please place the following ad as soon as possible: … Wanted: Person with long beard that speaks Yiddish fluently to act as expert witness in important trial in Beverly Hills, December 28.” B) to Cornelia V. Christenson, an assistant to sex researcher to Dr. Alfred Kinsey, who wanted a copy of his SF obscenity trial; 3) to a court reporter asking for a copy of hearing minutes.

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