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Traci Lords



Traci Lords: Underneath It All, Traci Elizabeth Lords, HarperCollins, 2003

Worldwide Web

"Traci Talks," by David Bowman,, Aug. 1, 2003:

Text of pertinent U.S. Code:

Traci Lords Website:

"Traci Lords: 'X' Marks the Past," audio of interview with Will Femia, MSNBC:

Text of U.S. Supreme Court ruling in the Lords case:


"Traci Lords Cleans Up With 'Cry-Baby,'" by Chris Garcia, Austin American-Statesmen, May 20, 2004

"Finally, Porn Does Prime Time," by Frank Rich, New York Times, July 27, 2003

"Playboy's 20 Questions: Traci Lords," by Robert Crane, Playboy, March 2001

"Christy Canyon: On the State of Porn," by David Aaron Clark, Spectator, July 18, 1997

"WebPosse Rounds Up Internet Porn Outlaws," Business Wire, March 11, 1997

"After the Fall, by Susan Chenery, Sydney (Australia) Morning Herald, July 15, 1995

"Traci Lords' Passion Turns to Techno Music," by Chuck Campbell, Knoxville News-Sentinel, March 31, 1995

"Porn Ruling Divides Court," by Timothy M. Phelps, Newsday, Nov. 30, 1994

"Reborn Yesterday: Once an underage porn star, Traci Lords has a legitimate career--and a marriage," by Tim Allis and Craig Tomashoff, People, May 3, 1993

"From Porn to the Mainstream; Traci Lords Clothed for 'Cry-Baby," by Ryan Murphy, Knight-Ridder Newspapers, April 8, 1990

"Pornography Outlets Nationwide Charged in Obscene Mailings," by Eileen Putnam, Associated Press, July 2, 1988

"He Who Laughs Last...Meese Commission on Pornography Went from Laughing Matter to Serious Matter," by Christopher M. Finan, Playboy, June 1988

"Three in Traci Lords Sex Film Case Indicted," by Kim Murphy, Newsday, July 13, 1987

"Investigation of Traci Lords Pornography Case Expanded," by John Kendall, Los Angeles Times, Oct. 4, 1986

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