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Steve Benson on Bette Midler's Unique Voice

This Week in History: On October 31, 1989, the US Court of Appeals ruled that Bette Midler's voice could not be mimicked for ads without her permission. Steve Benson describes the impact of the landmark copyright case.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Steve Benson on Bette Midler's Unique Voice ." (Viewed on December 7, 2019) <https://jwa.org/media/steve-benson-on-bette-midlers-unique-voice>.


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