What ever happened to `Citizen Kane'?

Koehl, Carla; Howard, Lucy
June 1997
Newsweek;6/2/1997, Vol. 129 Issue 22, p8
Examines how two teachers in Chicago, Illinois public schools showed underaged students R-rated films. The classroom screening of the horror film, `Scream'; The showing of Demi Moore's racy `Striptease'; The response of the school's chief Paul Vallas.


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