During MSP#44, Dr. Peter Coogan mentioned a re-enactment of EC Comics publisher and co-editor Bill Gaines testimony before the Senate Subcommittee on Juvenile Delinquency in 1954.  The video isn’t that great, and the audio spots in places, but you’ll get the idea of how crazy Fredric Wertham’s Seduction of the Innocent made people during the time.

Here’s Part 1

Parts 2 and 3 after the jump.

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Stephen Schleicher

Stephen Schleicher

Stephen Schleicher began his career writing for the Digital Media Online community of sites, including Digital Producer and Creative Mac covering all aspects of the digital content creation industry. He then moved on to consumer technology, and began the Coolness Roundup podcast. A writing fool, Stephen has freelanced for Sci-Fi Channel's Technology Blog, and Gizmodo. Still longing for the good ol' days, Stephen launched Major Spoilers in July 2006, because he is a glutton for punishment.

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