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George Carlin / 7 Words You Can't Say On Television

This video is connected to the aforementioned case example FCC v Pacifica Foundation. It contains the original audio of George Carlin’s Seven Dirty Words. Along with providing background to why the case was filed, the routine itself provides food for thought in regards to what words are censored and which aren’t along with questioning the practice itself. Carlin himself was a very controversial figure with the FBI having a 12 page file on the comedian.

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April 20, 2016

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Adina Marx

American University

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