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Paris Hilton’s Pardon Request, and Lindsay Lohan’s First Arrest

Amelia Wedemeyer and Alyssa Bereznak revisit these two events and talk about how they encapsulated celebrity in the aughts

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In 2007, Paris Hilton was charged with DUI and driving on a suspended license, and subsequently asked Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger for a pardon. That same year, Lindsay Lohan was arrested for the first time, also for driving under the influence. Amelia Wedemeyer and Alyssa Bereznak revisit these two events and talk about how they encapsulated celebrity in the aughts.

Hosts: Amelia Wedemeyer and Alyssa Bereznak
Producer: Kaya McMullen

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