Elmo Puppeteer Accused of Underage Relationship

Moore, Frazier
November 2012
Chicago Citizen - Chatham Southeast Edition;11/14/2012, Vol. 47 Issue 34, p3
The article informs about the accusation of Kevin Clash for having an underage relationship. The allegation of underage conduct by Kevin Clash, puppeteer is substantiated by Sesame Workshop. Clash has been a puppeteer for "Sesame Street" since 1984 and has transformed the character into a major star that rivaled Big Bird as the face of "Sesame Street."


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