Items from 1968 issues of Playboy

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Masters & Johnson Interview
This is an interview of gynecologist Dr. William Masters and his psychologist associate Mrs. Virginia Johnson about their controversial and groundbreaking book Human Sexual Response.

Medical Science Cartoon
A cartoon showing a determined, naked woman sitting in a laboratory, demanding to be used for sexual experiments.

Tiparillo Advertisement
A sex-based advertisement for Tiparillo cigars.

Educated Shoe Shiner Cartoon by Bruce Cochran
Bruce Cochran is a well-known outdoorsman cartoonist who has had work published in USA Today, On Wisconsin Outdoors, and many other periodicals, including Playboy. In this piece, a clearly educated African-American male is shining the shoes of an…

Eldridge Cleaver Interview by Nat Hentoff
Eldridge Cleaver was the Minister of Information, or spokesperson, for the Black Panther Party. Bobby Seale and Huey Newton formed the Party in 1966 in Oakland, California. Cleaver joined the group in December of that year, after he was released…
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