Gov. Ventura threatens daily over X-rated ads, backs off

Nicholson, Joe
September 1999
Editor & Publisher;09/04/99, Vol. 132 Issue 36, p40
Trade Publication
Reports that Minnesota Governor Jesse Ventura has threatened to cancel subscription with the `Saint Paul Pioneer Press' for its advertisements of X-rated movies and strip joints. Criticisms against Ventura's refereeing in a World Wrestling Federation match; Cartoon published by the newspaper on September 1, 1999, which angered the governor; Sexual innuendos in wrestling.


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