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Last November, Correspondent Steve Kroft reported on this billion-dollar industry. The best place to see it is at the industry s annual convention in Las Vegas, where more than 200 adult entertainment companies gather under one roof to network, schmooze and show off their latest wares.

Presiding over it all is Paul Fishbein, the founder and president of Adult Video News, the industry s trade publication, which sponsors the expo. Who s out there. Manufacturers of adult products, distributors, suppliers, retail store owners, wholesalers, distributors, cable TV buyers, foreign buyers, says Fishbein.

They are far more fundamental than differences among political ideologies and political regimes. Differences do not necessarily mean conflict, and conflict does not necessarily mean violence.

Over the centuries, however, differences among civilizations have generated the most prolonged and the most violent conflicts.