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Show 276 - Past Transgressions

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Imagine celebrities from the 1960s and 1970s who were involved in sexual conduct with minors in their heyday being called to account for it today. It's currently happening in Great Britain. Dan has some thoughts.


1. "British Stars of Yesteryear Are Ensnared in Sexual Offenses Inquiry" by Sarah Lyall for The New York Times, May 1, 2013.
2. "Teaching History Outside the Box" by Dan Carlin for Edutopia, June 3, 2014

Keywords: history, politics, Operation Yewtree, Jimmy Saville, abuse, rape, molestation, crime, sex, celebrities, scandal, groupies, underage, statutory, 1970s, 1960s, consent, stars, culture, coverup, statute of limitations

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