Famous songwriter, director, producer indicted for rape
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Famous songwriter, director, producer indicted for rape

Brooks : Canada | Jun 23, 2009 at 7:09 AM PDT
Source: Chicago Tribune
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The man responsible for composing one of the most famous love songs of all time "You Light Up My Life," has been indicted by a Manhattan grand jury on charges of rape and sexual assault. Oscar-winning movie director Joseph Brooks turned himself in to authorities Tuesday morning to answer charges he lured... FULL ARTICLE AT Chicago Tribune
 
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