Florida Pardons Doors' Jim Morrison

Florida's Clemency Board has posthumously pardoned singer Jim Morrison of The Doors for his 40-year-old conviction on indecent exposure and profanity charges.

Outgoing Gov. Charlie Crist requested the pardon Thursday. The Clemency Board unanimously granted it.

Crist expressed doubts that Morrison actually exposed himself during a rowdy March 1, 1969, concert in Miami's Dinner Key Auditorium.

A woman who said she was married to The Doors singer Jim Morrison said Thursday that Florida's intention to pardon him for a 1969 indecent exposure conviction is a cheap political ploy.

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