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History Detectives | Bettie Page And The Forbidden Pinup | PBS

Duration: 13:07
Program: History Detectives #1002
Broadcast Date: Jul. 24, 2012

Sorting through a suitcase filled with 1950s educational slides, our contributor found a color negative of 1950s pin-up model Bettie Page, whose uninhibited style earned her the name “Queen of Pin-ups.” “Pin-up King” Irving Klaw supposedly destroyed most of his pin-up photos during a wave of 1950’s censorship. If this is one of Klaw’s photos, how did it survive?

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Post Date: July 25, 2012