In the mid 1980s a group of women married to members of the US Congress launched a campaign against what they regarded as the damaging effects of sexual & profane imagery and lyrics in rock music. The group they founded - the Parents Music Resource Center (PMRC) - succeeded in getting a US Senate Committee to hold hearings. This is the report - a fascinating insight into the cultural conflict rock music was still capable of creating in the United States.
6 primary documents from the University of Pennsylvania archive providing an insight into the workings and agenda of the PMRC.
The list of the 15 songs that the PMRC wanted banned - and the reasons why they wanted those works censored.