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Students of the University of Houston. Houstonian 1979 - Campus Life. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. December 20, 2014. http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/yearb/item/20342/show/20014.

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Students of the University of Houston. Houstonian 1979 - Campus Life. Houstonian Yearbook Collection. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/yearb/item/20342/show/20014

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Title Houstonian 1979
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  • Students of the University of Houston
Caption The Houstonian is the official yearbook of the University of Houston.
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  • University of Houston
Language English
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Repository Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries
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Title Campus Life
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  • Students of the University of Houston
Caption The Houstonian is the official yearbook of the University of Houston.
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  • University of Houston
Repository Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries
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Transcript EXPOSE YOURSELF; WHY NOT? EVERYONE ELSE IS UH students were exposed to the bare facts about nudity this past year. The issue of nudity first came up when Taylor Publishing Company, printer of the 1978 yearbook, halted publication of 20 nude photographs to be included in the 44th edition of the book. The disputed pictures were products of an art class taught by photography Professor George Krause, an internationally recognized photogapher-artist. Krause's class members photographed nude models in the environment, and the photos, taken by Krause, included full frontal views of both men and women. The nude photos were included in the yearbook's last deadline, and upon receipt Taylor refused to print the photos, censored or uncensored, its reasoning being "not to censor but to retain the dignity of the yearbook industry." Several weeks of negotiations between Taylor representatives, Student Publications Manager Wayne Scott, UH Chancellor Barry Munitz and 78 Houstonian Editor Greg Stephens further delayed printing of the book. Finally, the Student Publications Committee (SPC), an overseeing and decision-making body for Student Publications, voted 6-1 to recommend to Chancellor Munitz that the photos be included in the 1978 yearbook. Munitz did not heed the recommendation, and asked Stephens to replace the photos. Stephens refused saying "those pages were reserved for Krause's work. If his work is not on those pages then nothing will replace it. When the book came out, therefore, it contained 20 58