In the capsule today…
We find Hollywood film director Roman Polanski fleeing to France to avoid sentencing after pleading guilty to unlawful sex with a thirteen-year-old girl.
We find the publisher of Hustler Magazine Larry Flynt shot and paralyzed while on trial for obscenity in Lawrenceville, Georgia.
And we find a song on the radio by Earth, Wind, & Fire. Today is known as "September" day… with the 21st mentioned in the opening lyrics. According to the band, the date has no significance… it just seemed to fit right.
What is the year? (answer below).
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The year... 1978!