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Season 1  "The Playboy Interview ("I Read the Magazine for the Articles")"  1x5

Aired 5 years ago - Apr 07, 2017

Hugh Hefner creates the Playboy Interview, giving a platform to cultural leaders to discuss pressing social issues, and publishes a controversial interview with Malcolm X.

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a bribe of $100,000.
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A cue around the block.
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Playboy was on top of the world.
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It's important.
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Hefner had apparently given a bribe
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against these two guys who were convicted.
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the magazine was doing important work.
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they all wanted to be part of this cultural revolutionary
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I thought it would be great to give them a platform
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Miles Davis was this very important guy.
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I mean, especially now, when every celebrity
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you'll see that they are like a classical symphony.
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I've gotta get this done by tonight.
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Discussions go back and forth and we try to work things out,
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Throughout all the years with Playboy,
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she'll let you go back to the dressing room and take five.
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In early 1963, a new leader in the Civil Rights Movement
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In that season of fear and polarization
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Because we don't like what he's saying?
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So the fact that you would have Hugh Hefner
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letters poured in from all over the country,
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Prosecutors claimed that those pictures
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There aren't a whole lot of things in our society,
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So, if you were to try to publish a national magazine,
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How many people are willing to risk criminal prosecution?
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And I don't take on cases I don't believe in.
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I look forward to seeing you at the arraignment.
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Police yesterday carted
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Mm-hmm.
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He is Hugh Hefner, publisher of Playboy magazine.
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it was clear we were fighting an uphill battle.
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And when he was attacked on that basis,
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