Obscenity in Kansas Big Blue Books, David Oliver Cauldwell, MD, and the 1964 Trial of Henry J. Haldeman

Pollak, Oliver B.
January 2012
Journal of the West;Winter2012, Vol. 51 Issue 1, p77
The article discusses the 1964 trial of Kansas publisher Henry J. Haldeman, who was indicted by a U.S. federal grand jury in 1961 for utilizing the U.S. mails to distribute obscene booklets and advertisements of a sexual nature during the 1960s. The article also discusses the professional relationship between Haldeman and U.S. medical doctor, sexologist, and author David Oliver Cauldwell, the concept of censorship, and American attitudes toward sexual behavior in the 20th century.


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