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NBC to air risque ad with scantily clad woman

Updated: September 27, 2005, 8:41 PM ET
Associated Press

NEW YORK -- Despite objections from Martha Burk, NBC said it was going ahead with plans to air an NHL commercial showing a bare-chested player being dressed by a scantily clad woman.

Burk, chairwoman of the National Council of Women's Organizations, said the ad was offensive. Burk led an unsuccessful effort to allow female members at Augusta National three years ago and is stepping down as chair of NCWO on Nov. 1.

NBC said it had no problem with the spot, which first appeared last ...

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