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How cheerleaders looked in the 1960s

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Feel free to dismiss the whole enterprise as sexist, stupid and insufficiently earnest about serious issues. But it has to be said that once upon a time cheerleaders were not required to look like, uh, exotic dancers or blow-up dolls.

That does not mean that cheerleaders of that era were all exemplary young women. But it was a slightly more innocent brand of nonsense and one was less likely to encounter Scripture-quoting makeup monsters in stripper attire who honestly believe that what they are doing is important.

http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/multimedia/photo_gallery/1005/cheerleader.1960s/content.1.html


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Features writer Paul Turner is a columnist for The Spokesman-Review in the Features department. He writes "The Slice" column, which appears six times a week and produces general features stories for the Today section.

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