Conservative syndicated columnists Jack Anderson and Brit Hume published a blistering exposé charging Capp with sexual harassment and assault of co-eds during his lecture tours. He garnered further unwanted news coverage when he was charged on three morals counts over an incident in Eau Claire WI in 1971. He got off in 1972 by pleading guilty to a lesser charge and paying a fine, but he lost one-third of his client newspapers and his career never recovered. Later, prominent actresses such as Grace Kelly, Edie Adams and Goldie Hawn added to his ignominy with public accounts of Capp's inappropriate sexual behavior.
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