The Children's Hour It Isn't

Rosenblatt, Roger
November 1977
New Republic;11/19/77, Vol. 177 Issue 21, p40
Focuses on the portrayal of children as possessed demons in popular culture and issues concerning paedophilia and child exploitation. Information on films from the U.S., which portrayed children as possessed demons; Sexual interaction between children and adults; Report on public protests from leading a seminar on paedophilia at the International Conference on Love and Attraction in Swansea.


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