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Chicago Tribune (Newspaper) - May 15, 1977, Chicago, IllinoisChild pornography sickness for Sale the smiling no longer inn orca Faeost of a Tild children look up from the pages of Moro than 260 pornographic sold in Amerlyn Chloren engaged in almost ovary known sexual perversion. The Book Racks in America s smut shops contain volumes that advise child moles ers How to pick up children from Cabool playgrounds Tell parents How to have i coat with their children and de scribe the Joys of a Ckuj grail Cotlon that come from beating the Young. For Sale also Are horror movies such As Hollywood never conceived. The horror is in the celluloid portrayal of children from 3 to about 15 years old Somo smiling some bewildered participating in a variety of sexual perversions with Adulis and each other. In Chicago and other cities. Adult perverts run boy prostitution rings hiring Funy cheeked youths into Street walking sending them on Cross country Tropa to serve a network of customers and Belling their Young flesh at auction to the highest bidder. Ciuch pornography and child prostitution once confined to the Darker shadows of Amer inn life Honvo blared into the open in Cilious across the country in the but is month. They have to Como highly organized. Mull Mullon Dol a or industries operating on a Colo that few americans Hove begun to compre exclusive in the last year and n half child pornography has become a nationwide Dollar Racket Thot is luring thousands of juveniles into llvo9 of prostitution Tribuno reporters Michael Sneed and George Bliss spent three months investigating Thio sexual exploitation of Young boys and girls by a Nal Lonal ring of greedy perverted Adulis. This article the first of a Sorles of four was written by Ray Moseley. Bond. Them industries involve film made in private apartments shipped to Europe and sent Bock into the United states on the pretext they Are european made children lured into sexual misconduct by drugs alcohol Money and expensive Gills and adult exploiters who Range from the Dregs of a Colety to prominent men. Including several millionaires and at least one Clergyman. They involve a a adult Quot bookshops Many controlled by organized crime Thot openly sell child pornography or where they Havo begun to Feci the Best from police keep it under the counter for Sale to regular customers. Or. Judianne Cosco Ger bar of new York who Heads a National movement to prevent child abuse Ond neglect believes the use of children in pornography and prostitution is equivalent to murder. Quot they Oro destroyed by these experiences. They Are emotionally and spiritually murdered Quot she said. No one knows exactly How Many children Art involved but authoritative estimates Range upward from 100,000. Quot we Are ruining Young Uros in record numbers Quot says Kenneth l. Illus Deputy state s attorney for cock county who has been participating in an investigation started by Uio stale s attorney s office earlier this year. Why Haven t the Law enforcement agencies stamped out the rackets a Turco month. Nationwide investigation by the Chicago Tribune has shown that this is not As easy is to might first appear. The pornographer a operating out of private residences Havo used a Maro of Post office Box addresses Clandestine continued on Page a col. 1 Netys Vimb in Tun am a a i 50 cily and suburbs 60 elsewhere sundays people Sally Kellerman sad frustrated and vulnerable the new Woody Allen , i m changing Magazine hic ago Tribune final edition sunday May 15, 1977 Jackie Manhattan a merry widow at 47, the magic to still there lifestyle seized in in sports sox 18 indians 2 cubs 6 expos 3 capt Georgo Gorl of the South Bond ind., fire a Formor South Bend brewing co. During an extra alarm Par Mont narrowly misses serious injury so a Laming Blaze saturday. Seconds Lator. Tha roof collapsed on Limber Falls from the Rool of a loading Dock behind the Gyori. But he escaped injury. Child sex ring boys used in film for National Sale jailed nuclear protesters a just glad to be out by Carol Oppenheim oath a a Tillmam vim Una Manchester. time had come for the antinuclear demonstrator to bid their jailers goodbye. It Hod been 13 Days and none of it Quot easy time Quot for either Side. Peto Hui. A Philadelphia i Gray hair tied la o red Bandanna Ond his feel Bare walked a ver to Leon m. Boisvert a Cigar smoking put bellied National guard colonel. 11� two men gravely Shook hands. Quot we appreciate All you be done Quot said Hui his face shining with sincerity. Quot Don t hurry re plaid Boisvert but he was smiling when be said to. T1ie last to of Pic my protesters arrested and charged with criminal trea passing for occupying Tito construction site of a poll lion nuclear Plint at sea Brook were released Friday. Tiey wort bused from fire National guard armoires that had served As makeshift jail past the Seabrook site where they saw to their dismay that work had resumed to a Liny a unfilled courtroom for Masa hearings Outing 15 minutes by agreement Between prosecution and defense lawyers the demonstrators were sentenced without trial to 13 Days in jail Ond 100 fines. Then they were freed on no Cash Bonds pending automatic appeals. Quot its kind of a circus Kangaroo tiling to enter a plea of not guilty and then accept ukr Harry Brown. 28, in or test from North win hero. Conn. Quot but what happened today does t matter. They gave us a fact we wanted. To got publicity. We woo eur fight not to Post Ball. And now Ibert seems no reason to further clog the courts and deny regular criminals their Chance for trial Quot he sold. Quot we showed our commitment to stopping nuclear said Kathy Pilsbury. 20. A student from Goddard College. Quot and it s Limo to return to our schools Ond our jabs. A we re hoping we can get a jury for our Appeal and that s where we think we really can get our cause Quot Nono of us came Here to break the St a to of new Hampshire and we were costing the taxpayers an awful lot of Money Quot said Janet Ward. 22, a student at the University of Massachusetts Quot to want to help people not Hurt Quot i think we re a just glad to to out Quot Bald Solly Bartlett. In Salisbury mass. Quot i m kind of both the protesters and state official carefully had orchestrated their Rolos Well before the confrontation. The Demon Tralor practice being nonviolent Ond the Watato Laid plans to Clear the construction Alto quickly and efficiently. But there were surprises on both sides. The protesters did t expect Tho judges to set Ball Al s5m each or for bail to become another Lisue that would cause them to to detained so Long. The state did t expect so Many people to protest. May i More than 700 men and women were housed in the Manchester armory gymnasium quickly dubbed Quot new fre Brook Quot by the protesters. Friday there still were 290. Most under to. The room was a Jumble of backpacks sleeping bags army less to Cota cardboard Cartons that served a dressers or Placo to find Relief from the constant noise drying laundry containers of natural food supplied by sympathizers. And Raigna Reading Quot no some people stood patiently waiting for the army style lunch of Stour noodles. Peas and salad. Elsewhere three octets were Square dancing to Muslo from a mandolin Guilar and flute. Between sleeping and eating and town meetings and lining up for the two a Lowon Lwy wiled away the Boura with song and dance and Street Heater and fashion shows featuring All in gear and workshops on such topics As hieroglyphics. Men s sexuality and technique of Massage. Sometime a they had vis Itara or went in the Yard. Jim Dumini 22, Palo Alto cal., told of accidentally sailing a Frisbi Over the Fence. A guards watched to climbed out to retrieve a continued on Page 30. Col. X by George Bliss and Michael Sneed Chicago police saturday arrested two men who they a Aid used two 14-year-old Boya in a pornographic movie intended Lor nationwide distribution. Sgt. Ronald Kelly of the area o Yolah division said the pornographic movie was the first known to have been filmed in Chicago using children. In other action climaxing a three month investigation into child pornography and prostitution police Oak into custody a 14-year-Oid boy who they said look part in Tho pornographic movie and Ted his 2fi-Ycar-old Foster father on charges of having had sex with him. , who Heads the special a lice unit Thot directed the investigation said the movie production waa part of a pornography and prostitution Racket exploiting runaways and boys from broken Homes. He Winti cd the film producers As David j. Berta 22, of 3710 n. Pino Grove av., and John Bell. 1?, of soft n. Clark St. They were charged with taking indecent liberties with a child. Police said Bell participated in the movie with the two 14-year-Olds and Berta had sox with Ona of the boys on another occasion. They said Berta and Bell shot four oils of sure film and on april is gave them to a police undercover agent after to assured them that he had Syndicate connections and could get it processed easily. Berta and Bell told the undercover operative they planned to sail 2,000 copies of the film at 130 each to customers throughout the country police said. Berta was arrested at 1 , saturday during the filming of a second pornographic Movia at a room he rented in the Holiday inn Motel at 4100 n. Marine drive pot co Bald. Two youths in and 15-Yearvold, participated in the Liming but were net charged because they Are not miners. Bell waa arrested saturday night in the area of la Sallo and Iii too la streets. Police said he worked a a go go dancer at a night club. In a statement to police after his arrest. Bell said he had previously participated in to pornographic films in new York when he was 13 and was paid 3373 Lor each film. He also said that at ago is he posed Lor 111 pictures for a group of Pon ogre phots in Chicago and was paid s3.40o, police said. The arrest of Uio 14-ycarv.d boy and his Foster lather identified As David Welch 2fl, of 2 10 n. Clark St., occurred Friday night. Police said the boy Laid them he had continued on Pago 20. Col. 4 inside Queen Elizabeth no figurehead form Teflon write off Queen Elizabeth As nothing More than a ceremonial figure. But according to her unofficial biographer. Robert Lacey. It May be a deliberate bet of snobbery. The author of Quot majesty Quot also goes beyond Tho Royal mystique to reveal the personal Side of Queen Elizabeth in ule style. Different paths of 2 . Heroes fifty years ago this month Charles Undberg became America s Boro when to flaw Solo across Tho Atlantia. The legend of Lucky Lindy still flourishes bul the Story of the Quot space age Lindbergh a Neil Armstrong a is Quilo different. The first Man to walk on Tho Moon has shunned Tho heroes Rolo an exclusive interview with Armstrong and a look Back at Lindbergh Are in perspective. Index arts 4 fun Sec. 6 Auto gusto. Sac. 12 Book world Sec. 7 . 2 classified Index Sec. 3, p. 20 conk a. Sec. A editorial. Sec. 2, p. 4 Loroy Lela Uro living. Sec. Ii Job guide. Soc. 12 lifestyle -.see. S Magazine. Soc. I . I p. 47 perspective Sec. 2 heal estate Sec. 12 sport Sec a a iwo a to week Sec. 10 detailed Index on Page 2 weather v t r it a i i

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