Dunant, Sarah
June 1999
New Statesman;06/14/99, Vol. 128 Issue 4440, p7
Focuses on the issue of pornography in cable television and its impact on children. Reference to journalist Tony Parson's views on children and the family; Concern about liberal sex.


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