The whole point of free speech is not to make ideas exempt from criticism but to expose them to it.

Thursday, June 14, 2012

I have to choose?

Real People aired on TV from 1979 to 1984. The show invited viewers to submit material. I sent this photo to them, probably in 1979 or '80. The Gambles store was on about 5th and Main (maybe St. Joe) in Rapid City. It had a pretty good darkroom supplies department. The sign just struck me funny.

Real People aired the photo in a segment in which its hosts interviewed a man and woman, married to each other, each of whom had undergone sex-change surgery. I remember that host Sarah Purcell seemed unable to stop laughing after seeing it.

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