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Web site: http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/cultureshock/

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Episode description: Attacked when published for its "low morals," Mark Twain's classic novel The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn has come under fire more recently for its 19th-century racist language. Now regarded as a masterpiece, Manet's painting Olympia created a scandal at the 1865 Paris exhibit because it flouted the accepted ideas of beauty and propriety in art. [cc]

Rating: [TV-14] (Parents Strongly Cautioned)

Series Information: Culture Shock

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Official web site: http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/cultureshock/

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