PBS NewsHour

Remembering Hugh Hefner, American mogul of sex

Clip: 09/28/2017 | 9m 38s

Playboy founder Hugh Hefner died Wednesday at 91. First published in 1953, the magazine made Hefner the face of sexual liberation in the 1960s and a subject of feminist critique. Jeffrey Brown looks back at Hefner’s legacy with Amanda Marcotte of Salon and Todd Gitlin of Columbia University.

Aired: 09/28/17

Rating: NR

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