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From the archive, 17 January 1956: Succulent Popsies Not for Oxford

Here is an amusing story from the Guardian archives

“Unswayed by the presence in the council chamber of a double-page “pin-up” in colour of the Swedish film star Anita Ekberg, Oxford City Council yesterday refused by a substantial majority to ask the Library Committee to reconsider its decision not to take “Picture Post” in the reading-room of the public library.”…..MORE

Anita Ekberg in 1956. Photograph: Cine Text / Allstar/Sportsphoto Ltd. / Allstar

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