The Lenny Bruce Obscenity Trial - The Obscenity Circus | 1

American Scandal

By Wondery

The Lenny Bruce Obscenity Trial - The Obscenity Circus | 1

In the 1960s, Lenny Bruce was a trailblazing standup comedian who took aim at American culture. Bruce clashed frequently with law enforcement, but his decisive legal battle began in 1964. Bruce faced obscenity charges over one of his performances. He also faced a criminal-justice system bent on silencing an outspoken social critic.

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The Lenny Bruce Obscenity Trial - The Obscenity Circus | 1
The Lenny Bruce Obscenity Trial - The Obscenity Circus | 1
American Scandal